The Desert Rats

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

A follow-up to THE DESERT FOX, THE DESERT RATS concentrates on the Australian side of the first film's events. Capt. MacRoberts (Richard Burton) is a tough British officer who takes over command of the 9th Australian Division at Tobruk in 1941, at a desert fortress surrounded and hard pressed by the Afrika Korps, led by Field Marshall Rommel (James Mason,...read more

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A British officer leads Australian troops in defending Tobruk from Rommel's invading forces. Later captured by Axis forces, he the officer comes face-to-face with the German Field Marshal before attempting a daring escape.

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The Desert Rats FXM

A British officer leads Australian troops in defending Tobruk from Rommel's invading forces. Later captured by Axis forces, he the officer comes face-to-face with the German Field Marshal before attempting a daring escape.

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  • Review: A follow-up to THE DESERT FOX, THE DESERT RATS concentrates on the Australian side of the first film's events. Capt. MacRoberts (Richard Burton) is a tough British officer who takes over command of the 9th Australian Division at Tobruk in 1941, at a desert… (more)

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