The Desert Rats (1953)

Desert Rats
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 28mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Richard Burton Actor Capt MacRoberts 1 1000001
Robert Newton Actor Bartlett 1 1000002
James Mason Actor Rommel 1 1000003
Robert Douglas Actor General 1 1000004
Torin Thatcher Actor Barney 1 1000005
Chips Rafferty Actor Smith 1 1000006
Charles "Bud" Tingwell Actor Lt Carstairs 1 1000007
Charles Davis Actor Pete 1 1000008
Ben Wright Actor Mick 1 1000009
James Liburn Actor Communications 1 1000010
John O'Malley Actor Riley 1 1000011
Ray Harden Actor Hugh 1 1000012
John Alderson Actor Corp 1 1000013
Richard Peel Actor Rusty 1 1000014
Michael Pate Actor Capt Currie 1 1000015
Frank Pulaski Actor Major O'Rourke 1 1000016
Charles Keane Actor Sgt Donaldson 1 1000017
Pat O'Moore Actor Jim 1 1000018
Trevor Constable Actor Ginger 1 1000019
Albert Taylor Actor Jensen 1 1000020
John Wengraf Actor German Doctor 1 1000021
Arno Frey Actor Kramm 1 1000022
Alfred Ziesler Actor Von Helmholtz 1 1000023
Charles Fitzsimons Actor Fire Officer 1 1000024
Robert Wise Director n/a 2 2000001
Robert L Jacks Producer n/a 3 3000001
Richard Murphy Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Richard Murphy From Story n/a 120870 4000002
Lucien Ballard Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Barbara McLean Editor n/a 172 7000001
Leigh Harline Music n/a 120781 8000001
Lyle Wheeler Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Addison Hehr Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Ray Kellogg Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Synopsis
A tough British officer takes over command of the 9th Australian Division at Tobruk in 1941. While he treats the troops harshly, convinced they are inferior to the British, they ultimately prove him wrong by resisting surrender and rising heroically in battle.