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The Lives of a Bengal Lancer(Movie, 1935)

1h 49min | Genres: Adventure, Drama, War
The Lives of a Bengal LancerRating: 3.3/5 (with 11 votes)
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer is a 1935 American epic-adventure-drama film that used the title of the 1930 autobiography of the British former soldier, Francis Yeats-Brown. The film is a Paramount picture. Henry Hathaway directed, and the writers, who created a story that had nothing in common with Yeats-Brown's book other than the setting, included Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston and Achmed Abdullah. The plot is the story of a group of British cavalrymen and high-ranking officers desperately trying to defend their stronghold and headquarters at Bengal against the rebellious natives during the days of the British Raj. It stars Gary Cooper as Lieutenant Alan McGregor, Franchot Tone as Lieutenant John Forsythe, Richard Cromwell as Lieutenant Donald Stone, Guy Standing as Colonel Tom Stone and Douglass Dumbrille<..."> ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

National Board of Review: Top Ten Films Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

About The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

In the Northwest Frontier of India, the 41st Bengal Lancers leaded by the harsh Colonel Tom Stone are having trouble with the rebellious leader Mohammed Khan. After two casualties, the experienced but insubordinate Lieutenant Alan McGregor receives as replacement, the arrogant Lieutenant Forsythe and the immature son of Colonel Stone, Lieutenant Donald Stone. With the intention to prove that he will not have any privilege in the troop, the reception of Colonel Stone to his son is absolutely cold, but he becomes the protégé of McGregor. When Lieutenant Stone is kidnapped by Mohammed Khan, McGregor and Forsythe disobey the direct order of their commander, disguise as Indian peddlers and go to Khan's fortress to attempt to rescue their friend.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: India
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 6 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/11/1935
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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