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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] - Region A Blu-ray

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Description: 0 0 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's first Technicolor masterpiece, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), transcends its narrow wartime propaganda to portray in warm-hearted detail the life and loves of one extraordinary man. The film's clever narrative structure first presents us with the imposingly rotund General Clive Wynne-Candy (Roger Livesey in his greatest screen performance), a blustering old duffer who seems the epitome of stuffy, outmoded values. But traveling backwards 40 years we see a different man altogether: the young and dashing officer "Sugar" Candy. Through a series of affecting relatio ... (more)
Manufacturer: Criterion Collection
Release date: 19 March 2013
EAN: 0715515103619 UPC: 715515103619
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