The Desert Fox (1951)
(Also known as 'The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel')
War / Drama
1h 28m
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (James Mason) leads the German troops against the Allied forces in World War II. Rommel's virtuosity on the battlefield makes him a national hero and earns the begrudging respect of his foes, but his tactics also infuriate Adolf Hitler. Rommel's close friend Dr. Strölin (Cedric Hardwicke) asks him to take part in a plan to assassinate the Führer; when Hitler learns of Rommel's involvement in the scheme, the field marshal is given a chilling ultimatum.
Director(s): Henry Hathaway
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Audience: 61%rottentomatoes rating
Critics: 71%rottentomatoes rating
Film certificate Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Rottentomatoes film page The Desert Fox (1951) on IMDb

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