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Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Reinventing Hollywood

Five Graves to Cairo | USA | 1943 | 35mm | 96 min. Director: Billy Wilder

Event Details

Sunday, February 11, 2018
2 p.m.
Cast: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim
Wilder’s second feature as director is a witty and suspenseful wartime thriller about British officer Bramble (Tone), the only survivor of a desert tank attack in North Africa. Determined to kill Nazi General Rommel (von Stroheim), Bramble assumes the identity of a dead waiter before realizing that the waiter was a German agent!