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The Desert Rats(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Richard Burton Capt. Tammy MacRoberts
Robert Newton Tom Bartlett
Torin Thatcher Col. Barney White
Chips Rafferty Sgt. Blue Smith
Charles Tingwell Lt. Harry Carstairs
James Mason [Field Marshal Erwin] Rommel
James Lilburn Communications man
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 6 May 1953; New York opening: 8 May 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  88 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,918    
Duration(reels):  10    

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