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 BirĂ³

    Story

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 3, 1943
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $855,000.00

Revenue $1,200,000.00

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