S.O.S. Sahara

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S.O.S. Sahara
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Directed by Jacques de Baroncelli
Written by
Produced by
Cinematography Günther Rittau
Music by Lothar Brühne
Distributed byACE, UFA
Release date
17 August 1938
Language French

S.O.S. Sahara is a 1938 German drama film directed by Jacques de Baroncelli and starring Charles Vanel, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Marta Labarr. The film was made in the French language, produced by the French subsidiary of the German studio UFA. It was shot on location in Algeria. [1] The screenplay was based on a play Men Without a Past by Jean Martet. Martet's credit was removed from the film during the Nazi occupation of France, and he later brought a court case against UFA establishing his rights to the film. [2]


It was later remade in 1962 as Station Six-Sahara . [3]


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  2. Bergfelder p.128
  3. Bergfelder p.128