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The Resource The desert rats, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; written by Richard Murphy ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; directed by Robert Wise

The desert rats, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; written by Richard Murphy ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; directed by Robert Wise

Label
The desert rats
Title
The desert rats
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; written by Richard Murphy ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; directed by Robert Wise
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Musical director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Member of
Cataloging source
IAM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Lucien Ballard ; film editor, Barbara McLean ; music director, Alfred Newman ; music, Leigh Harline
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, French or Spanish with optional English subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D474 2002
PerformerNote
Richard Burton, Robert Newton, Robert Douglas, Torin Thatcher, Chips Rafferty, Charles Tingwell, Charles Davis, Ben Wright, James Mason
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1993
  • 1927-1987
  • 1914-2005
  • 1925-1984
  • 1905-1956
  • 1909-1999
  • 1905-1981
  • 1909-1971
  • 1923-2009
  • 1925-2009
  • 1915-1989
  • 1909-1984
  • 1908-1988
  • 1903-1996
  • 1901-1970
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Murphy, Richard
  • Jacks, Robert L.
  • Wise, Robert
  • Burton, Richard
  • Newton, Robert
  • Douglas, Robert
  • Thatcher, Torin
  • Rafferty, Chips
  • Tingwell, Charles
  • Davis, Charles
  • Wright, Ben
  • Mason, James
  • Ballard, Lucien
  • McLean, Barbara
  • Newman, Alfred
  • Harline, Leigh
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
88
Series statement
Fox war classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tobruk, Battles of, Tobruk, Libya, 1941-1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Tobruk, Battles of (Libya : 1941-1942)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Military campaigns
  • Africa, North
  • Libya
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The desert rats, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; written by Richard Murphy ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; directed by Robert Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1956830
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543041900
  • 024543041917
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 2004190
  • 2004191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50014490
  • (OCoLC)50014490
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital stereo or mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The desert rats, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; written by Richard Murphy ; produced by Robert L. Jacks ; directed by Robert Wise
Publication
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1956830
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543041900
  • 024543041917
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 2004190
  • 2004191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50014490
  • (OCoLC)50014490
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital stereo or mono
Video recording format
DVD

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