The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

United Kingdom, 1943

Film
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The producing and directing team of Powell and Pressburger resulted in some of British cinema’s finest films. “Colonel Blimp” is a deeply romantic film, but its emotionalism is kept in check by the cast’s English reserve. During the Boer War a young English soldier meets a German soldier and they are to continue a friendship that will take them through three wars on opposite sides of battle. Deborah Kerr features as the woman they both love. Also stars Roger Livesey and Roland Culver.

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Credits

co-producers/directors

Emeric Pressburger

Michael Powell

production company

Rank Film Productions

The Archers

Duration

02:36:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1943

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302512

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1319302

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