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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
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Anton Walbrook Anton Walbrook
Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorff
Deborah Kerr Deborah Kerr
Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Johnny Cannon
Roger Livesey Roger Livesey
Clive Candy
Roland Culver Roland Culver
Colonel Betteridge
Harry Welchman Harry Welchman
Major Davies
Arthur Wontner Arthur Wontner
Embassy Counsellor
Albert Lieven Albert Lieven
von Ritter
John Laurie John Laurie
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Michael Powell Michael Powell
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Emeric Pressburger Emeric Pressburger
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A classic

7 years, 3 months ago at Jun 12 10:11
At some point, I tried to watch the classics directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, especially since their movies were considered as the Golden Age of British cinema. This one was the 2nd movie they directed together and it would be their first critical and commercial hit. Well, to be honest, it actually took me a while to get into this story but it was eventually really worth it. Inde... read more
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The passions and pitfalls of a lifetime in the military are dramatized in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s magnificent epic, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, which follows the exploits of pristine British soldier Clive Candy (Roger Livesey).
Release date: 4 May 1945
UPC: 037429166024
Tags: War (9), WWII (7), British (7), Romance (7), 1940s (7), 1943 (6), Soldier (6), Nurse (6), Officer (5), Satire (5), Duel (5), Patriotism (5), UK (5), Military (5), Friendship (5), Hospital (5), WWI (4), Drama (3), Ambulance (3), Actress Playing Multiple Roles (3)
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" Probably the best photographed, gorgeously shot and epic propaganda war drama that was made during WW2. It has a great acting trio in Roger Livesey who gets better with more and more makeup on him, Anton Walbrook likeable as a (God forbid!) nice German and Deborah Kerr in a fascinating triple role. It can be a confusing film as it mixes all genres: comedy, drama and war epic into one big cauldron and doesn't really give into any of them, but I loved it and the cinematography is gorgeous. Winst"


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