The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel 70 years old

At last! The sensational best-seller comes to the screen!

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.

Credits

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Cast

Name Character
James Mason He was 42, 75 years old when he died as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Jessica Tandy She was 42, 85 years old when she died as Frau Lucie Marie Rommel
Cedric Hardwicke He was 58, 71 years old when he died as Dr. Karl Strolin
Dan O'Herlihy He was 32, 85 years old when he died as Commando Captain
Eduard Franz He was 48, 80 years old when he died as Col. Klaus von Stauffenberg
Michael Rennie He was 42, 61 years old when he died as Narrator (voice)
Everett Sloane He was 42, 55 years old when he died as Gen. Wilhelm Burgdorf
John Hoyt He was 46, 85 years old when he died as Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel (uncredited)
Richard Boone He was 34, 63 years old when he died as Capt. Hermann Aldinger
Leo G. Carroll He was 58, 79 years old when he died as Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt
George Nader He was 29, 80 years old when he died as Commando
Luther Adler He was 48, 81 years old when he died as Adolf Hitler
Peter van Eyck He was 38, 55 years old when he died as German Officer
George Macready He was 52, 73 years old when he died as Gen. Fritz Bayerlein
Paul Cavanagh He was 62, 75 years old when he died as Lt. Col. Caesar von Hofaker
Desmond Young He was 59, 74 years old when he died as Lt. Colonel Desmond Young

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Crew

Name Department
Nunnally Johnson as Producer. He was 53 (79) years old when He died Production
Nunnally Johnson as Screenplay. He was 53 (79) years old when He died Writing
Thomas Little as Set Decoration. He was 65 (98) years old when He died Art
Roger Heman Sr. as Sound. He was 53 (71) years old when He died Sound
Stuart A. Reiss as Set Decoration. He was 30 (88) years old when He died Art
Edward Stevenson as Costume Design. He was 131 (76) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Daniele Amfitheatrof as Music. He was 49 (81) years old when He died Sound
Ben Nye as Makeup Artist. He was 44 (79) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Norbert Brodine as Director of Photography. He was 54 (73) years old when He died Camera
Henry Hathaway as Director. He was 53 (86) years old when He died Directing
James B. Clark as Editor. He was 43 (92) years old when He died Editing
Maurice Ransford as Art Direction. He was 55 (72) years old when He died Art
Eugene Grossman as Sound. He was 55 (86) years old when He died Sound
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The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (70 years)

At last! The sensational best-seller comes to the screen!

  • Release day: Tuesday, October 16, 1951
  • Runtime: 88 minutes