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Death Race (1973)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, War | TV Movie 10 November 1973
In the North African desert in World War II, a damaged American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank.

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Hans Pimler
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Arnold McMillan
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Stoeffer
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Lt. Del Culpepper
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Pvt. Huffman
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Lt. Voelke
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Ivor Barry ...
Maj. Waverly
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British Airman
Eric Micklewood ...
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In the North African desert in World War II, a crippled American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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An Encounter Against Death...In the Realities of War...

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Action | Drama | War

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Not Rated
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10 November 1973 (USA)  »

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Duel in the Desert  »

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$650,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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I've got a tank and an airplane and a camera-- Let's make a movie!
29 April 2001 | by (Greater Milwaukee) – See all my reviews

I remember this as an intriguing chase film, with a grounded fighter plane being chased across the North African desert by a lone Panzer. Given how movies sometimes get made, I can't help but wonder if this nifty little film came about for one reason, that the producers had access to a vintage tank and a (non-flying) fighter plane for a week or two....

Doug McClure is good as the stalwart American pilot but Bridges is oddly cast as a Rommel wannabe, intruding on the kind of roles Eric Braeden/ Hans Guddergast usually played before breaking into soap operas.


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