The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp U

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This film was last shown on 20 February 2013

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Colonel Blimp was a cartoon character made famous by David Low in the pages of the Evening Standard. Pompous and petulant, with a huge walrus moustache, he preached about the affairs of the world from the comfort of his Turkish bath: a man out of touch. But, as he himself asks: “How do you know what sort of a fellow I was when I was as young as you 40 years ago?”

This screening will not include an introduction or discussion from University of Sheffield.

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Director
Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
Year
1943
Duration
160 mins
Cast
Anton Walbrook, Deborah Kerr, Roger Livesey

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