Narrated by Peter Fitzsimons. The DVD is a summary narration of the book and includes a separate section of Movietone and Cinesound newsreels with many aspects of Tobruk - including the opening of the German Memorial in Tobruk!
Made by Filmworld which appears to have been acquired by ThoughtEquityMotion (a US company with an office in Sydney) and who now have release rights to Cinesound and Movietone.
Battle for the Desert
This contains newsreel of El Alamein and American newsreels of Tunisia, but it also contains an interview with Alan Macfarlane (currently President of the 2/24th Battalion Assoc) and covers from Benghazi through to withdrawal from Tobruk. No contact address on their website.
Shock DVD, a division of Shock Entertainment Group (Australian Coy).
The Fighting Rats of Tobruk
Story of three men (Rafferty, Taylor and Finch) who join up and fight in Tobruk.
DVD with Peter Finch, Grant Taylor, Chips Rafferty, George Wallace and Pauline Garrick. Directed by Charles Chauvel, written by Charles and Elsa Chauvel. B&W, released in December 1944. Time: 68mins.
The Desert Fox
Thought to be one of Mason's best roles.
DVD with James Mason as Rommel with Cedric Hardwicke and Jessica Tandy. Released in 1951 it depicts Rommel's final years based on the biography by Colonel Desmond Young. Has been criticised as glossing over Rommel's early admiration of Hitler. B&W, made in USA. 88 mins.
The Desert Rats
Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer who is put in charge of a group of troops on the perimeter of Tobruk.
DVD - Released in 1953 with Richard Burton, Robert Newton, James Mason, Chips Rafferty and Charles (Bud) Tingwell.