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Me and the Colonel (1958) was a War - Comedy Film directed by Peter Glenville and produced by William Goetz.

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Me and the Colonel ( 1958 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 10, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"In life, there are always two possibilities...." It is quite common to find a film that begins terrifically, loses a bit of its appeal midway through and then flounders at the end. But it is rare to find a film that begins slowly and then gets better and better until it reaches its climax. This is... Read full article


Me and the Colonel (1958)

By Beatrice on Aug 27, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Me and the Colonel Directed by Peter Grenville Written by S.N. Behrman and George Froeschel from a play by Franz Werfel 1958/USA William Goetz Productions First viewing/YouTube Despite its grim subject matter, this is a charming film with my favorite performance yet by Danny Kaye. S.L. Jacobowsky... Read full article


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The play "Jacobowsky und der Oberst" by Franz Werfel opened in Basil, Switzerland in the early 1940s. The American version "Jacobowsky and the Colonel" opened at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York on 14 March 1944 and closed in 10 March 1945 after 417 performances. The opening night cast included Annabella, Louis Calhern as the Colonel, Oskar Karlweis as S.L. Jacobowsky, Harold Vermilyea as a Gestapo Official and J. Edward Bromberg as Szabuniewicz.
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