The Fighting Rats of Tobruk
68 minutes / Ages 13+ / 1944 / Australia / Average:
Famous story of the Australian troops in World War II who stopped Rommel in the North African campaign.
Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty), and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve in North Africa, fighting against the forces of Rommel in what has now become one of Australia's greatest wartime legends--The Rats of Tobruk.
CastBluey Donkin: Grant Taylor
Peter Lincoln: Peter Finch
Milo Trent: Chips Rafferty
Kate Carmody: Pauline Garrick
Sister Mary Ellis: Mary Gay
Barber of Tobruk: George Wallace
Northumberland Fusilier: Joe Valli
Japanese Soldier: Tony Villa