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The Widows of Jaffa


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by Evan Jones.
[Starring] Leo McKern with Patrick Allen and Peter Wyngarde

The action takes place in 1949 in and around, an Arab refugee camp in the Gaza Strip some months after the close of the Arab-Israeli war


Writer: Evan Jones
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: Stuart Burge
M'Hammad, doorkeeper: Frank Singuineau
Andrew, the new Camp-leader: Patrick Allen
Mustafa, his interpreter: Peter Wyngarde
Abed, his office clerk: Marne Maitland
Abu Mahmoud, a merchant of Jaffa: Harold Kasket
Hafiz, his son: Nadim Sawalha
Eddie, the Camp Co-ordinator: Leo McKern
Abdel Rahman, an Arab boy: Frank Aiello
Egyptian Officer: Paul Stassino
Haj Amin Abu Khadra, a refugee from Jaffa: Wilfred Brambell

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