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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

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Genres
Drama, Romance, War & Military
Runtime
2h 43min
Age rating
U

Cast

Roger Livesey
Major General Clive Wynne-Candy
Deborah Kerr
Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Angela "Johnny" Cannon
Adolf Wohlbrück
Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorff
Roland Culver
Col. Betteridge
Arthur Wontner
Embassy Counsellor
Ursula Jeans
Frau von Kalteneck
Harry Welchman
Major Davies
Robert Harris
Embassy Secretary
A.E. Matthews
President of Tribunal
Theodore Zichy
Colonel Borg (as Count Zichy)
Jane Millican
Nurse Erna
Neville Mapp
Stuffy Graves
Vincent Holman
Club Porter (1942)
Spencer Trevor
Period Blimp
James Knight
Club Porter (1902)
Dennis Arundell
Cafe Orchestra Leader
Jan Van Loewen
Indignant Citizen
Valentine Dyall
von Schonborn
Carl Jaffe
von Reumann
Albert Lieven
von Ritter
Eric Maturin
Colonel Goodhead
Frith Banbury
Baby-Face Fitzroy
Muriel Aked
Aunt Margaret
Felix Aylmer
The Bishop
Edward Cooper
BBC Official

Synopsis

General Candy, who's overseeing an English squad in 1943, is a veteran leader who doesn't have the respect of the men he's training and is considered out-of-touch with what's needed to win the war. But it wasn't always this way. Flashing back to his early career in the Boer War and World War I, we see a dashing young officer whose life has been shaped by three different women, and by a lasting friendship with a German soldier.

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