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Tunes of Glory (1960)

NR 12/01/1960 (GB) Drama 1h 46m

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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. Ronald Neame


  2. James Kennaway


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  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

  6. John Fraser

    John Fraser

    Cpl. Piper Ian Fraser

  7. Gordon Jackson

    Gordon Jackson

    Capt. Jimmy Cairns, M.C. (Battalion Adjutant)

  8. Duncan Macrae

    Duncan Macrae

    Pipe Maj. Duncan MacLean

  9. Percy Herbert

    Percy Herbert

    RSM Riddick

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Tunes of Glory
Tunes of Glory

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Original Language English

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