Original Belgian poster for The Desert Rats [released in Belgium during 1954]. The American version of the siege of Tobruk during World War Two featuring characters: Sgt. ‘Blue’ Smith, Lt. Harry Carstairs and Corporal Currie played by Chips Rafferty, Bud Tingwell and Michael Pate respectively. A
dense design with infantry, tanks and planes against Rommel in the top right hand corner. Three slouch hats are visible in the design along with a number of the all purpose and exotic balaclavas.
Woestikmratten, the Flemish title, runs across the bottom edge.