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Film Matinee: The Charge of the Light Brigade


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continues a season of classic adventure films. Today starring
Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland
Hollywood's spectacular view of life with the British 27th Lancers opens in India in 1850 and follows their adventures until the heroic but disastrous ' Charge of the Light Brigade' in the Crimean War. The film was one of the most expensive made in the 1930s and gave Errol Flynn one of the most colourful roles of his career.
Sir Humphrey Harcourt.E. E. CLIVE
Subahdar-Major Puran Singh
Screenplay MICHEL JACOBY, ROWLAND LEIGH Based on an original story bv MICHEL JACOBY
Produced by HAL 8. WALLIS Directed by MICHAELcurtiz


Major Geoffrey Vickers: Errol Flynn
Elsa Campbell: Olivia De Havilland
Captain Perry Vickers: Patric Knowles
Sir Charles Macefield: Henry Stephenson
Sir Benjamin Warrenton: Nigel Bruce
Colonel Campbell ,: Donald Crisp
Captain Randall: David Niven
Surat Khan: C Henry Gordon
Major Jowett: G, P Huntley Jr
Count Igor Volonoff: Robert Barrat
Lady Octavia Warrenton: Spring Byington

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Film Matinee: The Charge of the Light Brigade

BBC One London, 2 September 1979 13.55

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