Five Graves to Cairo- -
The British Army, retreating ahead of victorious Rommel, leaves a lone survivor on the Egyptian border who finds refuge at a remote desert hotel. He is helped by the hotel's owner, despite protest from the French chambermaid, afraid of the imminent arrival of Rommel and the Germans. John assumes the identity of the recently deceased waiter to survive.
Academy Award Nominations
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegte; Interior Decoration: Bertram Granger
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — John Seitz
FILM EDITING — Doane Harrison