The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is a 1943 romantic drama war film written, produced and directed by the British film making team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger under the production banner of The Archers. It stars Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr and Anton Walbrook. The title derives from the satirical Colonel Blimp comic strip by David Low but the story itself is original. The film is renowned for its Technicolor cinematography.

Boer War In 1902, Lieutenant Candy is on leave from the Boer War. He has received a letter from Edith Hunter Deborah Kerr, who is working in Berlin. She complains that a German named Kaunitz is spreading antiBritish propaganda, and she wants the British embassy to do something about it. When Candy brings this to his superiors attention, they refuse him permission to intervene, but he decides to act anyway.In Berlin, Candy and Edith go to a caf, where he confronts Kaunitz. Provoked, Candy inadvertently insults the Imperial German Army officer corps. The Germans insist he fight a duel with an officer chosen by lot Theo KretschmarSchuldorff Anton Walbrook. Candy and Theo become friends while recuperating from their wounds in the same nursing home. Edith visits them both regularly and, although it is implied that she has feelings for Clive, she becomes engaged to Theo. Candy is delighted, but soon realises to his consternation that he loves her himself. ........

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