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Sahara (14-Oct-1943)

Director: Zoltán Korda

Writers: John Howard Lawson; Zoltán Korda; James O'Hanlon; Philip MacDonald

Musical Score by: Miklos Rozsa

Keywords: Drama, WWII, North African Campaign

After the fall of Tobruk in 1942 to Rommel's Afrika Korps, an American tank crew serving in the British 8th Army retreat to the south, accumulating other Allied stragglers and a couple prisoners-of-war. They seek both safety and water, commodities in high demand. Intended as propaganda, but an excellent war film. Received Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematrography, and Best Sound Recording.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce Bennett
19-May-1906 24-Feb-2007 Played Tarzan in 1930s movie serials
Humphrey Bogart
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
Lloyd Bridges
15-Jan-1913 10-Mar-1998 Airplane!
Dan Duryea
23-Jan-1907 7-Jun-1968 The Little Foxes
Kurt Kreuger
23-Jul-1916 12-Jul-2006 The Enemy Below
J. Carrol Naish
21-Jan-1896 24-Jan-1973 Sahara


Humphrey Bogart   ...   Sgt. Joe Gunn
Bruce Bennett   ...   Waco Hoyt
J. Carrol Naish   ...   Giuseppe
Lloyd Bridges   ...   Fred Clarkson
Rex Ingram   ...   Tambul
Richard Nugent   ...   Capt. Jason Halliday
Dan Duryea   ...   Jimmy Doyle
Carl Harbord   ...   Marty Williams
Patrick O'Moore   ...   Ozzie Bates
Louis T. Mercier   ...   Jean Leroux
Guy Kingsford   ...   Peter Stegman
Kurt Kreuger   ...   Capt. von Schletow
John Wengraf   ...   Maj. Von Falken


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