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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

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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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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Pompous asses on display ....................
19 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Despite a high power cast that includes Michael York, Stacy Keach, Richard Atenborough, and Christopher Plummer, "Conduct Unbecoming" never really rises above mediocrity. All decisions seem to be governed by a false sense of honor and everyone is so pompous, there are few likable characters. The story is totally unbelievable, losing credibility with each scene. The conclusion especially comes out of nowhere. Despite the widescreen treatment, most scenes are claustrophobic interior shots, with men in red uniforms sitting around tables. There really is little to like here, other than the stellar cast, which is badly wasted because of the weak script. - MERK


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