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Title of the Film HOTEL SAHARA
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1951
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 96
Length (in meters) 2637
Colour b/w
Genre Comedy
Based on/Source Story by George H. Brown and Patrick Kirwan
Production Companies Tower Films, George H. Brown Productions
Producer(s) George H. Brown, Steven Pallos
Director Ken Annakin
Cast Yvonne De Carlo, Peter Ustinov, David Tomlinson, Roland Culver, Albert Lieven, Ferdy Mayne, Anton Diffring
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 13 July 1951
Spectator, 13 July 1951
Times, 16 July 1951
Variety, 18 July 1951
Punch, 25 July 1951
Picturegoer, 4 August 1951
Monthly Film Bulletin, August 1951
New York Times, 1 January 1952
Special notes "The fun is almost non-stop. Perhaps not quite a needle-sharp satire, it is still in a vein of comedy which British producers do not explore often enough." (Margaret Hinxman, Picturegoer)

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