Sirocco starring Humphrey Bogard.
Damascus 1925. Harry Smith sells weapons to the rebels of Emir Hassan.
He falls in love with the wife of the french colonel Feroud, his enemy. When he needs a safe journey to Cairo he needs the permission of the french army and colonel Feroud. But when Feroud goes to negotiate with the Syrian resistance he's kept hostage. Harry is asked to pay the ransom for the french colonel. In the movie you see a strange hairdance, not the common bellydance movements. The dancer plays sagat and later sells her zills to Harry Smith. The orchestra is a genuine arabic orchestra playing deff, târ. More on the movie - featuring the unique movieposter. The filmposter here is the only one displaying bellydancers