Arabesque (1967)

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Romantic comedy thriller. David Pollock, an American professor of ancient scripts at Oxford University, is abducted while out jogging, and finds himself trapped in a London house, where he is compelled to decipher a strip of heiroglyphics by a sinister shipping magnate. Soon he becomes embroiled in a criminal plot involving a Middle Eastern prime minister. Pollock is by turns aided and hindered by the glamorous and mysterious Yasmin, apparently the magnate's mistress but (Pollock soon learns) happy to work against him.

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