Five Graves To Cairo

  • 1943
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Spy

Notable as an early example of Wilder's talent for turning headlines into storylines. This tense WWII espionage film stars Tone as John Bramble, a British soldier stranded in a desert town which suddenly fills with German troops. Assuming the role of a dead servant at a hotel run by Farid (Tamiroff), Bramble gradually gains the confidence of French housekeeper...read more

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At a desert hotel during World War II, a British corporal goes undercover to wangle secrets from Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Notable as an early example of Wilder's talent for turning headlines into storylines. This tense WWII espionage film stars Tone as John Bramble, a British soldier stranded in a desert town which suddenly fills with German troops. Assuming the role of a dea… (more)

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