The Desert Rats | 1953

Drama
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 ...more
Director: Robert Wise
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 1 win | full awards »

Cast

... Capt MacRoberts

Actor

... Bartlett

Actor

... Rommel

Actor

... General

Actor

... Barney

Actor

... Smith

Actor

... Lt Carstairs

Actor

... Pete

Actor

... Mick

Actor

... Communications

Actor

... Riley

Actor

... Hugh

Actor

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.

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