Synopsis: Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall of Tobruk. They and the Germans are greatly in need of water.
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Director(s): Zoltan Korda
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

were obeying orders.

Second, shes not made of tin

and third, shes no hearse.

Shes an M3 that can cross

200 miles of desert... easy youd walk around that

Piccadilly Circus of yours.

Lm not going to argue with you.

Stick around,

let the Nazis mop you up.

Spend the rest of the war

in a Berlin prison camp, but not me.

When I go into Berlin,

lll be riding that tank.

Same one thats standing there with

the name Lulubelle on her.


Lll go with you.

What makes you want to go?

I like your cigarettes.

All right. Get inside.

Lm sorry I blew up just now, sir.

But that crack that guy made

about my tank kind of burned me.

Shes a good tank.

Lll tell you again.

We got it over the radio.

Were surrounded.

The only way out is south.

Thats the way were going.

Good luck, sir.

Wait a minute, sergeant!

Were coming with you!

Hurry up!

Here you are, sir.

Come on, fellas!

Lts a peculiar thing.

A sergeant is the same

in every army in the world.


A sergeants the same

in every army in the world!

You dont know Joe.

Hes a smart guy.

I dont think the sergeant

is a very tender man.

I dont think the sergeant

is a very tender man.

But he named his tank

after someone he loves.

- Yeah, a horse!

- A what?

A horse!

He loves a horse.

Sarge was in the cavalry way back.

- The what?

- The cavalry!

The cavalry.

Something wrong?

I think I cut the mixture a

little too thin, trying to save gas.

Hes making a mistake,

going this direction.

The sarge knows what hes doing.

Yes, the sergeants a genius!

Hes a miracle man.

When we run out of water, he strikes a

rock like Moses and water falls out.

He hits it twice and

the waters turned into wine.

Suppose we get stuck in this

graveyard without any water.

Waco, open that hatch, will you?

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John Howard Lawson

John Howard Lawson (September 25, 1894 – August 11, 1977) was an American writer. He was for several years head of the Hollywood division of the Communist Party USA. He was also the organization's cultural manager and answered directly to V.J. Jerome, the Party's New York-based cultural chief. He was the first president of the Writers Guild of America, West after the Screen Writers Guild divided into two regional organizations. Lawson was one of the Hollywood Ten, the first group of American film industry professionals to be blacklisted during the 1950s McCarthy era. more…

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