|The Charge of the Light Brigade 1936 N/R, 115 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Adventure / Romance
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Donald Crisp, Nigel Bruce, Henry Stephenson, David Niven, Spring Byington, J. Carrol Naish, E.E. Clive, C. Henry Gordon, G.P. Huntley, Robert Barrat, Walter Holbrook, Scotty Beckett
In this film version of Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem, set during the 1854 Crimean War, Major Geoffrey Vickers (Errol Flynn) vows revenge on the Indian potentate Surat Khan (C. Henry Gordon) after witnessing a slaughter of British citizens at a British fort commanded by Col. Campbell (Donald Crisp). Meanwhile, Geoffrey and his brother Perry (Patric Knowles), who is also a soldier, are both in love with Campbell's daughter Elsa (Olivia de Havilland), but it is Perry who wins her heart. Now, Geoffrey leads his Light Brigade into a fight to the death against the Russian soldiers who are providing supplies to Surat Khan.
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