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1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
It's World War II, and British soldier John Bramble (Franchot Tone) is the lone survivor of a brutal battle in Egypt. After wandering through the desert, Bramble finds a remote hotel. There, in order to stay alive, he assumes a false identity. When the famed German general Rommel (Erich von Stroheim), aka the Desert Fox, arrives at the hotel, Bramble realizes he's being taken for a German spy. Can this lowly British soldier turn the tide in the war and foil Germany's plans in North Africa?

Cast: Franchot Tone , Anne Baxter , Erich von Stroheim , Akim Tamiroff , Peter Van Eyck , Fortunio Bonanova , Konstantin Shayne , Fred Nurney

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: War

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Release Date: July 26th, 2002|1 hr. 36 min.

fan reviews ( 1 )
  • April 25, 2010 zzyxx
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    i had the pleasure to view this movie yesterday and let me start out by saying that the title to the movie is an absolute hit. the title envisions mounds and mounds of intriging mysterious thoughts. the fact that it is in black and white only makes the effects of the scenes better than in color. this movie is a 4 star movie...the sets...directing...acting...plot...4 star all the way. why hollywood ever got away from this type of production is beyond me.

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