The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

United Kingdom, 1943

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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.



Michael Powell

Emeric Pressburger

production company

Rank Film Productions

The Archers







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