Ice-Cold in Alex (Desert Attack) (1958)

Ice-Cold in Alex (Desert Attack)


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The British Ice Cold in Alex was released in the US as Desert Attack. John Mills stars as Captain Anson, a grumbling alcoholic sent on a WW2 mission to Alexandria. Travelling to his destination by ambulance, Anson becomes acquainted with his fellow passengers, nurses Sister Diane Murdoch (Sylvia Syms) and Sister Denise Norton (Mary Clare) and South African officer Captain Van Der Poel (Anthony Quayle). One of these worthies is a German spy-and only two of the passengers will survive until the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
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as Capt. Anson

as Sister Diane Murdoch

as Capt. Van der Poel

as Sgt. Tom Pugh

as Sister Denise Norton

as Capt. Crosbie

as British Officer

as Staff Officer

as CMP Captain

as Brigadier
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a rousing old fashioned adventure set in ww2 north africa. more character driven than most war films and very british. good show. be sure to get the brit version if u can as i think a good 45 mins were cut for the american release aka desert attack.

Stella Dallas

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