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Time Out says

WWII actioner in which Bogart's tank corps sergeant, retreating from El Alamein, picks up a motley crew of stragglers and survivors of assorted creeds and colours, who band together to defend a desert well against 500 Germans. Watchable more for its strong cast than for its credibility or its pretensions: the script was adapted from a Russian movie called The Thirteen by John Howard Lawson (one of the Hollywood Ten), who saw the mixed ethnic group as an allegory of brotherhood.
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Release Details

  • Duration:97 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Zoltan Korda
  • Screenwriter:John Howard Lawson, Zoltan Korda
  • Cast:
    • Humphrey Bogart
    • Bruce Bennett
    • Lloyd Bridges
    • Rex Ingram
    • Dan Duryea
    • J Carrol Naish
    • Kurt Kreuger
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