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Tank Force

Tank Force

Terence Young (1958)

U Certificate


Our Score
The team behind Dr No and From Russia With Love - producer "Cubby" Broccoli, director Terence Young, writer Richard Maibaum, cameraman Ted Moore - were all present and correct for this war drama about the campaign in the Libyan desert. American hunk Victor Mature was imported to play an American who serves as a sergeant in the British army. He organises an escape from an Italian PoW camp and is then captured and tortured by a shifty sheikh in league with the Nazis. Every racial stereotype in the book stands to attention as Mature lurches from one heroic deed to the next, culminating in a joust with a Panzer tank.


An American sergeant is assigned to serve with a British tank corps in North Africa, where he is captured by German forces and identified as the man behind a failed assassination attempt on Josef Goebbels. He refuses to give up without a fight, and plans to lead his fellow PoWs in a break-out. Second World War drama, starring Victor Mature and Leo Genn.

Cast & Crew

Sgt David Thatcher Victor Mature
Sgt Kendall Leo Genn
Tiger Noakes Anthony Newley
Pole Bonar Colleano
Carola Luciana Paluzzi
Italian girl Anne Aubrey
Captain Ritter Alfred Burke
Director Terence Young
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Columbia Picture Corp. Ltd


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