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Tobruk(1967)

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Brief Synopsis

September 1942 - With Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps on the march through Egypt, a British special forces unit, composed of German Jews who serve with the British despite the mutual resentment between both, kidnap a Canadian officer who is an expert topographer and who is held prisoner by the Vichy French in Algeria. The officer, Donald Craig, must negotiate a company of British and German-Jewish commandos through 800 miles of the Sahara to aide a pending amphibious landing against Tobruk's massive fuel storage base - a mission that sees one impediment after another, and which discovers an undetected German armored force ready to win the battle of Egypt.

Cast & Crew

Arthur Hiller Director
Rock Hudson Maj. Donald Craig
George Peppard Capt. Kurt Bergman
Nigel Green Col. John Harker
Guy Stockwell Lieut. Max Mohnfeld
Jack Watson Sergeant Major Tyne
Liam Redmond Henry Portman
Heidy Hunt Cheryl Portman
Leo Gordon Sergeant Krug
Robert Wolders Corporal Bruckner
Anthony Ashdown Lieutenant Boyden
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Chicago opening: 7 Feb 1967
Release Date:  1967 Production Date:  [Techniscope]
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Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Corman Co., Inc., Gibraltar Productions
Duration(mins):  109 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Tobruk (1967)

    James Higgins 2009-12-02

    Respectable war film, nicely produced. It has a tendency toward melodrama, but it had suspense, some good action scenes and i has a fine score. For the... MORE>

  • Released on r2 Spanish dvd

    alex amuro 2007-07-09

    At last an official studio release from Spain with the correct 2.35:1 aspect ratio.Excellent pic quality & contains English audio although foreign... MORE>

  • Showing of Tobruk on TCM

    Gary Haugen 2006-01-25

    Loved the movie, Tobruk. Saw it as a child when it came out but haven't seen it since. I would like to know if you plan to show it on TCM any time in... MORE>