Five Graves to Cairo1943

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Five Graves to Cairo
Directed by:
Billy Wilder

Released on May 04 of 1943 in the USA, "Five Graves to Cairo" (also known as "Fünf Gräber bis Kairo", "Cinque segreti del deserto, I") is a Thriller/War film directed by Billy Wilder . Franchot Tone is starring, alongside Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim and Fortunio Bonanova.

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Who is the director of "Five Graves to Cairo":

Five Graves to Cairo was directed by Billy Wilder, a writer, director, and producer.

Before directing Five Graves to Cairo, Billy Wilder had directed The Major and the Minor, released in 1942, Mauvaise graine (1934). Since, he directed Double Indemnity, released in 1944, The Lost Weekend (1945), The Emperor Waltz (1948), A Foreign Affair (1948), Sunset Blvd. (1950), and Ace in the Hole (1951).

What was the release date of "Five Graves to Cairo":

Five Graves to Cairo was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, May 04, 1943.. This was seventy-six (76) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 29, 1946 in France and on Friday, September 04, 1970 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Five Graves to Cairo":

At the casting of Five Graves to Cairo we find Franchot Tone, previously seen in Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) and The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942); Anne Baxter (Crash Dive (1943), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)); Akim Tamiroff (Tortilla Flat (1942), Reap the Wild Wind (1942)) [ more... ]

  • Akim Tamiroff and Franchot Tone can be seen in Reckless, released in 1935.
  • Akim Tamiroff and Franchot Tone can both be seen in The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, released in 1935.
  • Fortunio Bonanova and Akim Tamiroff also worked together in For Whom the Bell Tolls, released in 1943.
  • Akim Tamiroff and Fortunio Bonanova also appeared in Fiesta, released in 1947.

What is the Storyline of "Five Graves to Cairo":

Corporal John Bramble (Franchot Tone) is the sole survivor of a British tank crew after a major battle with Erwin Rommel's victorious Afrika Korps. Delirious, he stumbles across the North African desert into the Empress of Britain, a small, isolated hotel owned by Farid (Akim Tamiroff). The staff consists of just Frenchwoman Mouche (Anne Baxter), as the cook has fled and the waiter Davos was killed the night before by German bombing.

Before Farid and Mouche can decide what to do with the newcomer, [...]

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