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In 1925, Desmond Jordan, an American archaeologist, tries to find the mysterious Speaking Mountain that is supposed to be in the middle of the Sahara desert, where he meets a bunch of deserters from the French Foreign Legion, who are pursued by the ruthless Lieutenant Ryker.

Series Cast

  1. Michael York

    Michael York

    Desmond Jordan

    4 Episodes

  2. David Soul

    David Soul

    Lieutenant Ryker

    4 Episodes

  3. Andie MacDowell

    Andie MacDowell


    4 Episodes

  4. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley


    4 Episodes

  5. James Farentino

    James Farentino

    Caliph of Timbuktu

    4 Episodes

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The Secret of the Sahara

Season 1

1988 | 4 Episodes

An American archeologist, Desmond Jordan, moves to Africa, seeking the fabled "Speaking Mountain". This brings him into the middle of the Sahara desert. Is the mountain just a fable or is there something to it?

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The Secret of the Sahara
The Secret of the Sahara


Status Ended


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  • 15


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 90m



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