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Arid Climate Collection

In the arid climate of Ice Cold In Alex (1958), John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A production still image from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

A production still image from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
Harry Andrews, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms and John Mills in scene from Jack Lee Thompsons classic war title Ice Cold in Alex

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A production portrait from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

A production portrait from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
Harry Andrews, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms and John Mills in a production still image taken during the final sequence of Jack Lee Thompsons classic War title

Background imageArid Climate Collection: John Mills in Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

John Mills in Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
A portrait of John Mills as Captain Anson from Jack Lee Thompsons classic war film Ice Cold In Alex

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A moment from the final sequence of Ice Cold In Alex (1957)

A moment from the final sequence of Ice Cold In Alex (1957)
with Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, Sylvia Syms and John Mills

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Anthony Quayle, John Mills, Sylvia Syms and Harry Andrews in Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

Anthony Quayle, John Mills, Sylvia Syms and Harry Andrews in Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
A portrait of the main cast for the WW2 drama Ice Cold in Alex directed by Jack Lee Thompson in 1958

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Bearded Dragon
Bearded dragon (pogona vitticeps) with head raised showing yellow-tinged spiny beard dry rocky ground in the Flinders Ranges

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A still image from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

A still image from Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
Harry Andrews as Pugh, Sylvia Syms as Sister Diana Murdoch and John Mills as captain Anson push an ambulance across the Libyan desert in Jack Lee Thompsons Ice Cold In Alex

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Tree growing through the limestone of White Scars, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park

Tree growing through the limestone of White Scars, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Background imageArid Climate Collection: John Mills Basil Hoskins and Anthony Quayle

John Mills Basil Hoskins and Anthony Quayle
in a scene from Ice Cold In Alex (1957)

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A Bedouin guide with his camel, overlooking the Pyramids of Giza, UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Bedouin guide with his camel, overlooking the Pyramids of Giza, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cairo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Ice Cold In Alex
Cast portrait in character taken at Elstree Studios

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A scene from Ice Cold In Alex (1957)

A scene from Ice Cold In Alex (1957)
pushing the ambulance up a desert dune

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Ice Cold In Alex

Ice Cold In Alex

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A scene from Ice Cold In Alex (1957)

A scene from Ice Cold In Alex (1957)
The main characters attempt to free the ambulances from the sands of the Egyptian desert

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Dead Vlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa

Dead Vlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Sunset over Colorado river, Grand Canyon, USA

Sunset over Colorado river, Grand Canyon, USA
Toroweap overlook, North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor, Egypt

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor, Egypt
Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari, Theban Necropolis (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979), Luxor, Egypt. Egyptian civilisation, New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Twisted tree, Twistleton Scar End, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park

Twisted tree, Twistleton Scar End, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, United Kingdom

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Mexican Hat Rock, near Mexican Hat, Utah, United States of America, North America

Mexican Hat Rock, near Mexican Hat, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageArid Climate Collection: The sandstone spire of Castleton Tower dominates the Castle Valley, near the Colorado River

The sandstone spire of Castleton Tower dominates the Castle Valley, near the Colorado River and Moab, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Camels in the Sahara Desert, Tassili n Ajjer, Algeria, North Africa, Africa

Camels in the Sahara Desert, Tassili n Ajjer, Algeria, North Africa, Africa

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Saguaro cacti, Saguaro National Park, Tuscon Mountain District west unit

Saguaro cacti, Saguaro National Park, Tuscon Mountain District west unit, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, North America

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321-4188
First light on the hills, Zion National Park, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageArid Climate Collection: animals, arid climate, beauty in nature, bird, color image, craggy, day, dragon blood tree

animals, arid climate, beauty in nature, bird, color image, craggy, day, dragon blood tree
" Dragon blood trees in rocky landscape, Homhil Protected Area, Socotra, Yemen"

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Transparent Man Walking in Desert

Transparent Man Walking in Desert
Australian Views Photographers: Donald Iain Smith

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Dead trees and sand dunes in blistering hot sunlight at Deadvlei, Sossusvlei Salt Pan

Dead trees and sand dunes in blistering hot sunlight at Deadvlei, Sossusvlei Salt Pan, Namib Naukluft National Park
The iconic Deadvlei in the Namibian desert is truly a special place on this planet. I had woken at 4am this morning and was first in line waiting to enter the national park of Sossusvlei Namibia

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Eublepharis macularius, Leopard Gecko climbing rock, rear view

Eublepharis macularius, Leopard Gecko climbing rock, rear view

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Corn, beans and squash grown the native American way

Corn, beans and squash grown the native American way
Native American three-sisters method of growing corn, beans, and squash, New Mexico. Photograph

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Yule River, Western Australia

Yule River, Western Australia
The Yule River in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Anthony Quayle on the set of Ice Cold In Alex (1958)

Anthony Quayle on the set of Ice Cold In Alex (1958)
Anthony Quayle in make up in preparation for the filming of the famous quicksands sequence of Ice Cold In Alex (1958) at Elstree Studios

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Ice Cold In Alex

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Indian Elephant family coming out of forest, Corbett National Park, India

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Seven Sisters, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, United States of America, North America

Seven Sisters, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, United States of America, North America

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Wide angle closeup of White Salt Flats during sunset near Salt Lake City, Utah

Wide angle closeup of White Salt Flats during sunset near Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America, North America

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Candy Land MutantNature2015
Zabriskie Point with Panamint Range in distance, Mojave Desert. Mutant nature Zabriskie Point is a part of Amargosa Range located east of Death Valley in Death Valley National Park in California

Background imageArid Climate Collection: An astronaut surveys his situation after being marooned on a barren planet

An astronaut surveys his situation after being marooned on a barren planet. Ominous clouds form in the distance while his scorched capsule is nearby

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Martian valley on planet Mars

Martian valley on planet Mars

Background imageArid Climate Collection: A herd of dinosaurs walk past a flying saucer lodged into the ground

A herd of dinosaurs walk past a flying saucer lodged into the ground
A herd of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period, walk past a giant flying saucer lodged into the ground after a bad landing

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Egypt, Mount Sinai, Saint Catherines Monastery, high angle view

Egypt, Mount Sinai, Saint Catherines Monastery, high angle view

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Nazca lines representing monkey
Aerial view of Nazca lines representing monkey

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Human footprints in soft sand near the Upper Soap Creek Bench in the Vermilion Cliffs

Human footprints in soft sand near the Upper Soap Creek Bench in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona, United States of America, North America

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Sand dunes, Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Namibia

Sand dunes, Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Namibia

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Footprints in sand

Footprints in sand
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1950s: Footprints across rippled sand. (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/Retrofile/Getty Images)

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NATI2A-00174
Pueblo farmer plowing the soil near Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Traditional house with a solar panel in the Sahara Desert, Algeria, North Africa, Africa

Traditional house with a solar panel in the Sahara Desert, Algeria, North Africa, Africa

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Pamir Highway leading into wilderness, Tajikistan, Central Asia

Pamir Highway leading into wilderness, Tajikistan, Central Asia

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Tree growing through the limestone of White Scars at sunset, Ingleton

Tree growing through the limestone of White Scars at sunset, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, United Kingdom

Background imageArid Climate Collection: Hairpin bends leading down to the Valley of the Gods

Hairpin bends leading down to the Valley of the Gods near Monument Valley, Arizona, United States of America, North America




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In the arid climate of Ice Cold In Alex (1958), John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, and Harry Andrews find themselves battling not only the scorching heat but also their own personal demons. As they navigate through treacherous landscapes and face life-threatening situations, their resilience is tested to the limits. In this production still image from Ice Cold In Alex (1958), we see John Mills embodying his character with unwavering determination. His weathered face tells a story of survival in an unforgiving environment where every step could be their last. A production portrait captures the essence of camaraderie among the cast members – Anthony Quayle, John Mills, Sylvia Syms, and Harry Andrews. Their shared experiences on set mirror those faced by their characters as they strive to escape the clutches of this harsh desert landscape. Amidst this barren backdrop emerges a Bearded Dragon – a symbol of adaptation and resilience in such extreme conditions. Just like our protagonists in Ice Cold In Alex (1958), it thrives against all odds. The final sequence showcases a pivotal moment that encapsulates both relief and exhaustion after enduring countless hardships. It serves as a reminder that even in an arid climate where hope seems distant, perseverance can lead to triumph against nature's harshest challenges. As we delve deeper into Ice Cold In Alex (1957), each still image reveals more about these characters' journey through adversity. The intense heat radiates from every frame while highlighting their unyielding spirit amidst overwhelming circumstances. John Mills alongside Basil Hoskins and Anthony Quayle form an indomitable trio determined to conquer not only physical obstacles but also inner turmoil. Their performances resonate with audiences who witness firsthand what it takes to survive in such an arid climate. Ice Cold In Alex becomes more than just a film; it becomes a metaphor for life itself.