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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

NR 05/04/1945 (US) DramaRomanceWar 2h 43m

An unforgettable story of forty gallant years.


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.

  1. Emeric Pressburger

    Director, Writer

  2. Michael Powell

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Roger Livesey

    Roger Livesey

    Major General Clive Wynne-Candy

  2. Deborah Kerr

    Deborah Kerr

    Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Angela "Johnny" Cannon

  3. Adolf Wohlbrück

    Adolf Wohlbrück

    Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorff

  4. Roland Culver

    Roland Culver

    Col. Betteridge

  5. James McKechnie

    James McKechnie

    Spud Wilson

  6. Arthur Wontner

    Arthur Wontner

    Embassy Counsellor

  7. David Hutcheson

    David Hutcheson


  8. Ursula Jeans

    Ursula Jeans

    Frau von Kalteneck

  9. John Laurie


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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

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Original Language English

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