After World War II, a Highland Regiment's acting Commanding Officer, who rose from the ranks, is replaced by a peace-time Oxford-educated Commanding Officer, leading to a dramatic conflict between the two.
This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South Africa during the Second Boer War and culminating in his first election to Parliament.Written by
The film was released forty-two years after its source book "My Early Life: A Roving Commission", a.k.a. "My Early Life" and "A Roving Commission: My Early Life" by The Right Honourable Winston Churchill K.G.O.M.C.H.M.P. had been published. See more »
Just as 'the last ever cavalry charge' is starting, there's a 'cavalry-mans view' towards the enemy lines. The wheel marks of the vehicle carrying the camera are visible, presumably from previous takes. See more »
Who's that bloody fool on the gray?
Someone who wants to be noticed, I should imagine.
He'll be noticed. He'll get his head blown off.
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This is incredible.The Churchhills look just like the real people.The acting is brilliant and so is the music. I am very surprised that on the Rotten Tomatoes there were no comments for it at all. I recommend this film.
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