Escape from Zahrain

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Escape from Zahrain is a 1962 American action film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso, James Mason and Jack Warden. The film is based on the novel Appointment in Zahrain by Michael Barrett.
The film is set in the fictional state of Zahrain, located in the Arabian Peninsula. The main characters are part of a group of condemned prisoners who flee across the desert in an attempt to reach the Protectorate of Aden. One is an American oil worker, another an Arab revolutionary and the third a British agent, providing different perspectives on the Middle East of the early 1960s. Editor on the original movie was Eda Warren.

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