Five Graves to Cairo

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Five Graves to Cairo

hotel egypt world war ii grave german officer british soldier assumed identity rommel

Five Graves to Cairo

Release Date: May 26, 1943

Year    :   1943
Slogan    :   «Did a Woman Start the Rout of Rommel?»
Genres    :   Thriller, War
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Billy Wilder
Producers    :   Charles Brackett, Hugh Brown, Buddy G. DeSylva, Sidney Street, Norman Lacey
Writers    :   Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Lajos Biró
RunTime    :   96 mins.
Budget    :   855000
Revenue    :   1200000

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.

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