|The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943 N/R, 163 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie, Roland Culver, David Hutcheson, Ursula Jeans, John Laurie, Felix Aylmer, Albert Lieven, Neville Mapp, Spencer Trevor, David Ward, Jan Van Loewen, Valentine Dyall
This story is told through flashbacks to relate experiences of British army officer Clive Candy (Roger Livesey) as he participates in the Boer War, World War I, and World War II and fights propaganda used in the wars. Over several decades, with each war Clive becomes involved with different women (each played by Deborah Kerr). "Colonel Blimp" is adapted from a comic strip about upper-crust members of the military created by cartoonist David Low.
|Scott of the Antarctic 1948 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Charles Frend
Cast: John Mills, Derek Bond, James Robertson Justice, Kenneth More, Christopher Lee, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender, Anne Firth, Reginald Beckwith, John Gregson, James McKechnie, Norman Williams, Barry Letts, Dennis Vance, Edward Lisak
British explorer Capt. Robert Falcon Scott (John Mills) sets out on an expedition in 1910 to the South Pole. Two years later, he reaches it, but, on the way home, he and his crew mysteriously die in the cold. A search party finds their remains–along with Scott's diary providing clues to their unsuccessful attempt to make it back to civilization. The fine score composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams later was transmuted to his "Sinfonia Antarctica."
|1. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)|
2. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
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