Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Reinventing Hollywood
Five Graves to Cairo | USA | 1943 | 35mm | 96 min. Director: Billy Wilder
Sunday, February 11, 2018
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!