Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters replaces commanding officer Major Jock Sinclair, a boisterous battalion leader, with the strict, temperamental Lieutenant Colonel Basil Barrow. Resentful toward his replacement, Sinclair undermines Barrow's authority and damages his successor's reputation among the soldiers. Barrow faces an uphill battle in regaining the discipline and respect of his battalion.

  1. James Kennaway


  2. Ronald Neame


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alec Guinness

    Alec Guinness

    Maj. Jock Sinclair, D.S.O., M.M.

  2. John Mills

    John Mills

    Lt. Col. Basil Barrow (Battalion Commander)

  3. Dennis Price

    Dennis Price

    Maj. Charles 'Charlie' Scott, M.C. (Battalion Executive Officer)

  4. Kay Walsh

    Kay Walsh

    Mary Titterington

  5. Susannah York

    Susannah York

    Morag Sinclair

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 20, 1960


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -



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