Foxhole in Cairo (1960)

Genres - Action, Drama, Historical Film, Spy Film  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, War Drama  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Albert Lieven plays German general Erwin Rommel in this British war drama set in Libya and Egypt. A spy working on behalf of Rommel slips behind British lines and swipes "valuable" battle plans. Actually the information is false, planted by counterintelligence in hopes of misleading the "desert fox". Based on a true story, Foxhole in Cairo is an instructive if not overly suspenseful history lesson. Keep an eye peeled for Michael Caine, billed 16th in the published cast list (but uncredited in many prints).

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Africa, espionage, General, German [nationality], tank [vehicle]