Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

e 10 07/12/1943 (US) ThrillerWar 1h 36m

Did a Woman Start the Rout of Rommel?

Overview

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.

  1. Billy Wilder

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Charles Brackett

    Screenplay

  3. Lajos Biró

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Franchot Tone

    Franchot Tone

    Cpl. John J. Bramble / Paul Davos

  2. Anne Baxter

    Anne Baxter

    Mouche

  3. Akim Tamiroff

    Akim Tamiroff

    Farid

  4. Erich von Stroheim

    Erich von Stroheim

    Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

  5. Peter van Eyck

    Peter van Eyck

    Lt. Schwegler

  6. Fortunio Bonanova

    Fortunio Bonanova

    Gen. Sebastiano

  7. Philip Ahlm

    Second Soldier (uncredited)

  8. Roger Creed

    Fourth Soldier (uncredited)

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Full Cast & Crew

Five Graves to Cairo
Five Graves to Cairo

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $855,000.00

Revenue $1,200,000.00

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