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Desert Rats The-Studio Classics

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Description

Richard Burton stars in this exciting story of the stubborn, courageous men who held Rommel at bay in North Africa despite bring hopelessly outnumbered. The year is 1941, and Rommel has the British in full retreat. All that stands between him and the Suez Canal is the fortress of Tobruk, manned by a small army of Australian troops who are ordered to hold this vital position at any cost. Many of the men are green recruits, and it falls to Capt. MacRoberts (Burton) to whip them into shape. A bold tactician who realises they will soon be overwhelmed if they do not take the offensive, MacRoberts leads countless daredevil raids that keep the superior enemy off-balance and earn his men the famous nickname they "won with blood and bore with pride." Directed by Robert Wise and co-starring James Mason in a reprise performance as Field Marshall Rommel (whom he first played in The Desert Fox), this stirring blend of action and history pays tribute to the heroic men known in the annals of war as The Desert Rats.

Running Time 84 minutes
Region Region 2
Subtitles French|Italian|German|Spanish|Dutch|English
Release Date 24 Sept. 2012

Product Details

FormatDVD
Release Date24/09/2012
Number of Discs1
ActorsRichard Burton|James Mason|Robert Newton|Robert Douglas|Torin Thatcher
RRP9.99
DirectorsRobert Wise
Barcode5039036053884
Run Time84 minutes