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.
An unspeakable crime among officers and ladies.
Did You Know?
The film was voted as one of the Top Ten Films of the Year by the USA's National Board of Review in 1975. See more
The beginning of the closing credits features a sepia-toned still photograph of a mustachioed British Army officer in uniform and a caption that reads:
L.F. Roach Major 20th Indian Light Cavalry Killed in action -- Ratjaphur --1878
The photograph fades into a cast photo over which the closing credits roll. There is no indication as whether or not the person pictured was actually Major Roach. See more