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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (2017)

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James McKechnie James McKechnie
Spud Wilson
Vincent Holman Vincent Holman
Club Porter (1942)
Roger Livesey Roger Livesey
Clive Candy
Roland Culver Roland Culver
Colonel Betteridge
James Knight James Knight
Club Porter (1902)
Deborah Kerr Deborah Kerr
Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Angela 'Johnny' Cannon
Dennis Arundell Dennis Arundell
Café Orchestra Leader


Written by
Michael Powell Michael Powell
(written by) and
Emeric Pressburger Emeric Pressburger
(written by)


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A classic

10 years, 4 months ago at Jun 12 10:11
At some point, I started 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. In... 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: 26 July 1943
UPC: 037429166024
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