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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp


[[Performer~P106965~Michael Powell~michaelpowell]] and [[Performer~P107034~Emeric Pressburger~emericpressburger]]'s much-lauded epic Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, which satirizes British traditionalism, stirred up impassioned hostilities and indignations among the Brits when released in 1943. It so infuriated Winston Churchill, in fact, that he refused to allow its exportation to other countries, particularly the U.S. When Blimp finally did premiere in the States in 1945, it screened in a drastically...more