RATS OF TOBRUK, THE

Cast

Grant Taylor
Peter Finch
Chips Rafferty
Pauline Garrick
Mary Gay

Director

Charles Chauvel

Producer

Charles Chauvel

Genres

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Film synopsis

A war time drama which follows the characters Bluey (Grant Taylor), Milo (Chips Rafferty)
and Peter (Peter Finch) who join the 2nd AIF at the outbreak of World War Two. They serve
together in North Africa, where they take part in the defence of Tobruk. Peter is killed before
the end of the siege and the others continue fighting in New Guinea where Milo is also killed.
The film ends when Bluey, the only survivor, returns home to his waiting girlfriend Kate
Carmody (Pauline Garrick). – from NFSA website

Running time

92 minutes

Country of origin

Australia

Year of production

1944