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Author: Colin LesslieJames KennawayRonald NeameAlec GuinnessJohn MillsAll authors
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
Series: Criterion collection, 225.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen (1.66:1) presentationView all editions and formats
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Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military films
Feature films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Melodrama
Named Person: James Kennaway; James Kennaway
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Lesslie; James Kennaway; Ronald Neame; Alec Guinness; John Mills; Dennis Price; Kay Walsh; John Fraser; Susannah York; Gordon Jackson; Duncan Macrae; Percy Herbert; Arthur Ibbetson; Anne V Coates; Malcolm Arnold; Wilfrid Shingleton; United Artists Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 078002785X 9780780027855
OCLC Number: 55125379
Language Note: In English with optional English captions.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Based on the novel by James Kennaway.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound enhanced; new video interview with director Ronald Neame; exclusive new audio interview with actor Sir John Mills; BBC television interview with Sir Alec Guinness; new essay by acclaimed film critic and historian Robert Murphy; original trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Arthur Ibbetson ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; original music, Malcolm Arnold ; production designer, Wilfred Shingleton.
Cast: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Dennis Price, Kay Walsh, John Fraser, Susannah York, Gordon Jackson, Duncan Macrae, Percy Herbert.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital mono, RSDL dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Enhanced for widescreen televisions --
New video interview with director Ronald Neame --
New audio interview with actor Sir John Mills --
BBC television interview with Sir Alec Guinness --
New essay by film historian Robert Murphy, author of British Cinema and the Second World War --
Original trailer --
Language: English mono --
Subtitles: English.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 225.
Responsibility: United Artists present ; a Colin Lesslie production ; producer, Colin Lesslie ; screenplay by James Kennaway ; director, Ronald Neame.
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Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men.

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