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Tank Force (1958)

No Time to Die (original title)
Daniel Thatcher is an American sergeant serving with a British tank corps in North Africa. He and most of his unit are captured by the Germans, who learn his identity as a man who once ... See full summary »

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Thatcher
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Kendall
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Noakes
Bonar Colleano ...
The Pole
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Carola
Sean Kelly ...
Bartlett
Kenneth Fortescue ...
Johnson
Anne Aubrey ...
Italian Girl
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Camp Commandant
Alfred Burke ...
Captain Ritter
David Lodge ...
Patterson
Maxwell Shaw ...
The Sheikh
Alan Tilvern ...
Silverio
George Pravda ...
German Sergt.
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1st. English Soldier
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Daniel Thatcher is an American sergeant serving with a British tank corps in North Africa. He and most of his unit are captured by the Germans, who learn his identity as a man who once tried to assassinate Josef Goebbels, Hitler's right-hand man. Thatcher's wife was killed in the concentration camps, and now, after his failed attempt to kill the Nazi leader, Thatcher is a real prize for his captors. But Thatcher prefers not to go back to Germany as a prize, so he leads his fellow tankers in an escape attempt. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Drama | War

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August 1958 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Opening credits: Any resemblance between characters in this film to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »

Goofs

The German Captain Ritter takes Sgt. David Thatcher to a POW camp run by the Italians. At the camp are several trucks purporting to belong to the Italian army. They are British Bedford 3 ton 4 x 4 GS QLs with right hand drive and were only used by British forces in the desert of North Africa during WWII. There is also a British Austin K2 Ambulance present at the POW camp. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. David H. Thatcher: He's not worth saving, not even for THAT!
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Referenced in Terence Young: Bond Vivant (2000) See more »

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Victor is over mature
3 November 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This is a film made here in the UK by Warwick Films,the partnership of Irwin Allen and Cubby Broccoli.They generally specialised in making up market action films in colour with an American star.In this instance it is Victor Mature who at 46 is a bit overage for any army let alone the British tank corp.His rational for being in the British Army is all a bit silly as is the script which at times seems to be a boys own adventure.He has the stoical Leo Genn in support.Anthony Newley,a rising star at the time is the cockney private,normally played by Sam Kydd,and in one of his last films,before his tragic early death,Bonar Celleano.The problem with the film is the star and the script.Otherwise it is entertaining.


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