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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

 -  Drama | Crime | Mystery  -  5 October 1975 (USA)
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At a British Regimental party in Colonial India the widow of Captain Scarlett is assaulted in the garden and she accuses one of the newly arrived junior lieutenants of the crime.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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2nd Lt. Arthur Drake
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Maj. Lionel E. Roach
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Col. Benjamin Strang
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Capt. Harper
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Maj. Alastair Wimbourne
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Mrs. Marjorie Scarlett
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2nd Lt. Edward Millington
Michael Culver ...
Lt. Richard Fothergill
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The Doctor
Rafiq Anwar ...
Pradah Singh
Helen Cherry ...
Mrs. Strang
Michael Fleming ...
Lt. Frank Hart
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2nd Lt. Winters
David Purcell ...
2nd Lt. Boulton
Andrew Lodge ...
2nd Lt. Hutton
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A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery behind the attack. Written by klantry

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An unspeakable crime among officers and ladies.

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5 October 1975 (USA)  »

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A Honra do Regimento  »

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Jeremy Clyde of the singing group Chad and Jeremy had played the lead in the play in London. He wasn't considered for the film, however, as the studio wanted to go with a more established star. See more »

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Very worthwhile!
8 August 2006 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Certainly excellent acting by an excellent cast. Its only boring if you don't understand the time, place and principles. This is hard to do in the 21st century. Honor, loyalty and comradeship are rare commodities today, not really highly valued or understood. That makes this film all the more worth watching and pondering. To be a common man in a position of such infallibility is beyond imagination today, but such were the colonial British in the Victorian era. I find this story absolutely fascinating and Stacy Keatch's performance as the only American in the film one of his best. Acting, writing, directing and beautiful color, I loved it. I'm grateful its finally on DVD.


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