The Desert Rats (1953)

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Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them.



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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Robert Wise


Richard Murphy


Release Date:

20 May 1953


English, German

Country of Origin


Box Office


$1,320,000 (estimated)

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