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Sahara (1943)

97 min - Action, Adventure, Drama, War - 2 September 1943
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Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall of Tobruk. Tambul, the Sudanese leads them to an abandoned desert fortress where they hope to find water. Soon a detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn leads his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time.

Director:  Zoltan Korda
Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges, Rex Ingram, Richard Nugent, Dan Duryea, Carl Harbord, Patrick O'Moore, Louis Mercier, Guy Kingsford, Kurt Kreuger, John Wengraf

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Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall of Tobruk. Tambul, the Sudanese leads them to an abandoned desert fortress where they hope to find water. Soon a detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn leads his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time.



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Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, War

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, German, Italian
Release Date:  2 September 1943

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 37 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — J. Carrol Naish {“Giuseppe”}
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Rudolph Maté
SOUND RECORDING — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director


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