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The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (4-Jan-1935)

Director: Henry Hathaway

Writers: Achmed Abdullah; John L. Balderston; Grover Jones; William Slavens McNutt; Waldemar Young

From novel by: Francis Yeats-Brown

Keywords: Action/Adventure

Three officers of the Lancer Corps stationed in the Northwest Frontier of Imperial India struggle to maintain British dominance in the tribal region. A neglected classic. Won two Oscars for Best Assistant Director; received 6 additional nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Monte Blue
11-Jan-1887 18-Feb-1963 Orphans of the Storm
Gary Cooper
7-May-1901 14-May-1961 High Noon
Richard Cromwell
8-Jan-1920 11-Oct-1960 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
Douglass Dumbrille
13-Oct-1889 2-Apr-1974 The Three Musketeers
J. Carrol Naish
21-Jan-1896 24-Jan-1973 Sahara
C. Aubrey Smith
21-Jul-1863 20-Dec-1948 The Four Feathers
Akim Tamiroff
29-Oct-1899 17-Sep-1972 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Jameson Thomas
24-Mar-1888 10-Jan-1939 British stage, minor Hollywood actor
Franchot Tone
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