The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Genre : Drama, Romance, War

Cast : : , Roger Livesey as Clive Candy , Deborah Kerr as Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Johnny Cannon , Anton Walbrook as Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorff , Roland Culver as Col. Betteridge , James McKechnie as Spud Wilson , Albert Lieven as von Ritter , Arthur Wontner as Embassy Counsellor , David Hutcheson as Hoppy , Ursula Jeans as Frau von Kalteneck , John Laurie as Murdoch , Harry Welchman as Major Davies , Reginald Tate as van Zijl , A.E. Matthews as President of Tribunal , Carl Jaffe as von Reumann (as Carl Jaffé) , Valentine Dyall as von Schönborn

Plot : Portrays inside warm-hearted the entire story the being alive also fancy of single tremendous man. We meet up the imposingly rotund General Clive Wynne-Candy… See more » |

Run Time : 163 min

Country : UK

Language : English | French | German

Filming Locations : 139 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, England, UK

Company : Archers, The

Trivia : At the inclusive of the film, while the camera zooms inside on the tapestry, the Latin slogan “Sic Transit Gloria Candy” is shown. This translates to, “Thus passes elsewhere the glory of Candy.”

Goofs : Crew or furniture visible: A camera shadow is observable on the Clive’s give any person a leg up since he roads Theo at the prisoner camp.

Tag Lines : A Lusty Lifetime of Love and Adventure in Lavish Technicolor (US Lobby Card tag)
An unforgettable story of forty gallant years.
A Rogue With A Roving Eye!
A Devil… In A Daring Adventure!
The Lusty Lifetime Of A Gentleman Who Was Sometimes Quite A Rogue!

Plot Summary : Portrays inside warm-hearted truth the subsistence along with like of single marvelous man. We join up the imposingly rotund General Clive Wynne-Candy, a blustering older duffer who appears the epitome of stuffy, archaic values. Traveling backwards 40 existence we spot a diverse mature person altogether: the immature along with dashing officer "Sugar" Candy. Through a run of affairs in addition to three persons of mature age along with his lifelong friendship in addition to a German officer, we spot Candy’s subsistence unfold along with come about to fathom how challenging it is for the motive that him to have shelter for his logic of militia honor to new images of "total war."

The surroundings is 1943 Britain. Major General Clive Wynne-Candy, a forty every year soldiers officer, is found out by a number of of his younger trusting officers because an old, soft, pudgy person of fully developed age as well as a absurd mustache, he who has obsolete proposal of anything is bid to be successful the war. But they undergo no guidelines of his situation along with soldiers history, which shaped his manner along with the person of fully developed age he is today, as anyhow as why he wears a mustache. This precedent days includes a silent dispute inside Berlin far more than the German see of the British soldiers inside the Boer War, his long period of time inside the front libretto inside France for the duration of WWI along with anything he believes was the motive given that the inclusive of that war, along with his ought to reinvent himself far more than the route of WWII. He is furthermore shaped by his friendship as well as four definite people, only personality Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorff, a German officer as well as whom he undergone an star-crossed inaugural briefing inside 1902. The varied three are the imperative grown-ups of his life: Berlin based English schoolteacher Edith Hunter, Red Cross nurse Barbara Wynne, along with Angela "Johnny" Cannon, his private driver for the duration of WWII.

Clive Candy V.C. has fought inside the Boer War in addition to the foremost planet war. He additionally believes he might be successful any disagreement also decorate in addition to putting forward "gentlemanly conduct". It takes out an archaic German colleague of his to signifies how a large amount of the uses pass through been interchanged once boxing the Nazis. We betide this cute mature man done his survival in addition to the persuit of his (various) ideals.

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