The New Pictures, Apr. 12, 1943

( Desert Victory (British Army Film & Photographic Unit—20th Century-Fox) is the finest film of actual combat that has come out of this war. It was made as a routine British War Office assignment; it covers Montgomery's brilliant African campaign, last autumn and winter, which opened at El Alamein and ended 1,300 miles to the west in Tripoli. It is a good record of this action ; it is so good a record because it is a great deal more. The task might have fallen to any competent film director. But because it...

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