The Desert Rats


The Desert Rats

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Richard Burton

Capt. 'Tammy' MacRoberts

James Mason

Field Marshal Erwin von Rommel

Robert Newton

Tom Bartlett

Robert Douglas



Rommel has the British in retreat on his way to the Suez Canal. All that stands in his way is Tobruk, held by a vastly out numbered force of Australian troops. Richard Burton leads these troops on daring raids against Rommel, keeping him off balance as they earn the nickname 'The Desert Rats'.

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Thank you ...06 August 2012

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Thanks for that comment good to know.17 January 2012

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Thanks13 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





good ww2 action drama movie03 June 2011

worth viewing.

type casting




Good retelling even if not quite true19 April 2011

Burton is quite good and his support is too, including James Mason as Rommel. I admire Burton a lot and it may be heresy to suggest this but I wonder if he was the great actor everyone seemed to think. It was his voice that did it for him. "My name is Richard Burton -- and I've bean through... more





The Desert Rats04 April 2011

I really liked this movie. It was good solid war picture about the siege of Tobruk and the men who fought it. Richard Burton and James Mason give outstanding performances as Capt. Tammy MacRoberts and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, along with a great supporting cast the movie tells a story about the... more





I havent seen it is it worth viewing?19 February 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

Mad About Movies




question23 October 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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