Sword in the Desert

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Sword in the Desert is a 1949 American war film directed by George Sherman. It was the first American film to deal with the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and marked the first significant feature film role for Jeff Chandler.

Sword in the Desert is a 1949 American war film directed by George Sherman. It was the first American film to deal with the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and marked the first significant feature film role for Jeff Chandler.

Original Release

08/24/1949

US Release

08/24/1949

Cast

Dana Andrews Mike Dillon
Märta Torén Sabra
Stephen McNally David Vogel
Jeff Chandler Asvan Kurta / Kurta
Philip Friend Lt. Ellerton
Joe Turkel Haganah Soldier
Hugh French Maj. Sorrell
Liam Redmond Jerry McCarthy
Lowell Gilmore Maj. Stephens
Stanley Logan Col. Bruce Evans
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

George Sherman

Writers

Robert Buckner

Cast

Dana Andrews Mike Dillon
Märta Torén Sabra
Stephen McNally David Vogel
Jeff Chandler Asvan Kurta / Kurta
Philip Friend Lt. Ellerton
Joe Turkel Haganah Soldier
Hugh French Maj. Sorrell
Liam Redmond Jerry McCarthy
Lowell Gilmore Maj. Stephens
Stanley Logan Col. Bruce Evans
Hayden Rorke Capt. Beaumont
George Tyne Dov
Peter Coe Tarn
Paul Marion Jeno
Marten Lamont Capt. Fletcher
Campbell Copelin Sgt. Chapel
Art Foster Sgt. Rummins
Gilchrist Stuart Radio Operator
Emil Rameau Old Man - Dov's Father
David Bauer Gershon

Producers

Editors

Otto Ludwig

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