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The Desert Fox(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
James Mason Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Cedric Hardwicke Dr. Karl Strolin
Jessica Tandy Lucie Rommel
Luther Adler Adolf Hitler
Everett Sloane Gen. Burgdorf
Leo G. Carroll Field Marshal von Rundstedt
George Macready Gen. Fritz Bayerlein
Richard Boone Capt. Aldinger
Eduard Franz Col. Claus von Stauffenberg
William Regnolds Manfred Rommel
Charles Evans Gen. Schultz
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  London opening: 11 Oct 1951; New York opening: 17 Oct 1951; Los Angeles opening: 18 Oct 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  88-89 or 91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,183    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Rommel The Heroic Figure

    Rommel 2012-08-17

    Whatever his true fate,he was a true hero whether he was a German officer or not,James Mason was a great actor. MORE>

  • Mason is no Rommel!

    RedRain 2012-08-11

    There is something terribly disconcerting about hearing an English speaking actor with the quality of a voice like James Mason's playing a completely... MORE>

  • A Hero To more Than Just His People

    James 2012-08-11

    James Mason excellent in this role MORE>