The Black Tent (1956)

Release Date: 1956-04-09

Runtime: 1 hour and 33 minutes

Genre(s): Romance, Drama, Action

Language(s): en


The Black Tent is a 1956 British war film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell and Donald Pleasence. It is set in North Africa, during the Second World War and was filmed on location in Libya.During the British retreat through Libya, a British officer takes shelter with a group of Arab Bedouin. He marries the chief's daughter. Sometime later his younger brother, who had believed him to be dead, is informed that he may be alive in Libya - prompting him to set out and search for him.

Cast 12
Donald Sinden - Col. Sir Charles Holland
Anthony Steel - Capt. David Holland
Anna-Maria Sandri - Mabrouka ben Yussef
André Morell - Sheik Salem ben Yussef
Donald Pleasence - Ali
Ralph Truman - Major Cross
Terence Sharkey - Daoud Holland
Anton Diffring - Senior German Officer
Anthony Bushell - Ambassador Baring
Michael Craig - Sheikh Faris
Frederick Jaeger - Koch
Derek Sydney - Interpreter
Directing 1
Brian Desmond Hurst - Director
Writing 1
Bryan Forbes - Writer
Camera 1
Reg Pope - Clapper Loader
Editing 1
Alfred Roome - Editor

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