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Sword in the Desert

Sword in the Desert(1949)

Also Known As: Desert Legion | The Night Watch |

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Brief Synopsis

After smuggling Jewish refugees into pre-Israel Palestine, a freighter captain becomes embroiled in the conflict.

Cast & Crew

George Sherman Director
Dana Andrews [Capt.] Mike [Francis] Dillon
Stephen McNally David Vogel
Philip Friend Lieutenant Ellerton
Hugh French Major Sorrell
Liam Redmond [Jerry] McCarthy
Lowell Gilmore Major Stephens
Stanley Logan Colonel Bruce Evans
Hayden Rorke Captain Beaumont
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 24 Aug 1949; Los Angeles opening: 28 Sep 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; LC; Univ 16mm
FEB 1759-69; P01601,C39
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  99-100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Sword in the Desert (1949)

    baseballannie 2011-04-06

    I don't claim that this is a great exemplar of the filmmaking arts -- merely that it is an interesting oddity and worth seeing for that. The release... MORE>