Tunes of Glory Movie Review Summary

Actors: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Dennis Price, John Fraser, Susannah York

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Based on the James Kennaway novel, TUNES OF GLORY is a film directed by Ronald Neame in 1960. It earned a nomination for the 1961 Academy award in the "Best Writing, screenplay" category.
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It's Colonel Jock Sinclair's last day as commanding officer of this regiment set in a small Scottish town. On the next morning, he'll be replaced by colonel Basil Barrow, an officer as hard-edged as he is. Nevertheless, Sinclair decides to stay with the rank of Major in the regiment.

As the new colonel abruptly changes the habits of the regiment, Sinclair is looking for any possible ways to irritate his superior or to ridicule him in front of the men. But when one night, losing his nerves, Sinclair strikes a corporal of the regiment, the battalion is shocked. Will Barrow court-martial Sinclair or forgive him for the regiment's sake ?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   soldier

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   senior military Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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