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The Desert Rats

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
In North Africa, German Field Marshal Rommel (James Mason) and his troops have successfully fended off British forces, and now intend to take Tobruk, an important port city. A ramshackle group of Australian reinforcements sent to combat the Germans is put under the command of British Captain MacRoberts (Richard Burton). The unruly Aussies immediately clash with MacRoberts, a gruff, strict disciplinarian, however this unorthodox team must band together to protect Tobruk from the German forces.

Cast: Richard Burton , James Mason , Robert Newton , Robert Douglas , Torin Thatcher , Chips Rafferty , Charles Davis , Ben Wright

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: War

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Desert Rats (1953)

Release Date: May 20th, 1953|1 hr. 28 min.

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