Desert Patrol

Overview

Sea of Sand was distributed in the US in a shortened version, Desert Patrol. John Gregson plays Captain Williams, a martinet mine expert who vows to whip a lackadaisacal patrol into shape. This brings Williams in conflict with patrol leader Captain Cotton Michael Craig, but also earns him the respect of hard-bitten trooper Brody Richard Attenborough. The wisdom of Williams' no-nonsense approach is demonstrated when the patrol is besieged by the highly disciplined members of the German Afrika Korps. The film was ...
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Overview

Sea of Sand was distributed in the US in a shortened version, Desert Patrol. John Gregson plays Captain Williams, a martinet mine expert who vows to whip a lackadaisacal patrol into shape. This brings Williams in conflict with patrol leader Captain Cotton Michael Craig, but also earns him the respect of hard-bitten trooper Brody Richard Attenborough. The wisdom of Williams' no-nonsense approach is demonstrated when the patrol is besieged by the highly disciplined members of the German Afrika Korps. The film was produced by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman, best known to American TV viewers as the creative forces behind the weekly series The Saint.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/27/1996
  • UPC: 707729851530
  • Original Release: 1958
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  • Source: HALLMARK
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Attenborough Trooper Brody
John Gregson Capt. Williams
Mikey Craig Capt. Cotton
Vincent Ball Sgt. Nesbitt
Percy Herbert Trooper White
Barry Foster Cpl. Matheson
Andrew Faulds Sgt. Parker
George Murcell Cpl. Simms
Ray McAnally Sgt. Hardy
Harold Goodwin Road Watch
Tony Thawnton Capt. Tom
Wolf Frees German Sergeant
George Mikell German Officer
Dermot Walsh Maj. Jeffries
Technical Credits
Guy Green Director
Roy Ashton Makeup
Robert S. Baker Producer
Monty Berman Producer
Wilkie Cooper Cinematographer
Muir Mathieson Musical Direction/Supervision
Clifton Parker Score Composer
Maurice Pelling Art Director
Gordon Pilkington Editor
Cliff John Richardson Special Effects
Robert Westerby Screenwriter
Roy Whybrow Special Effects
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