Me and the Colonel1958

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Me and the Colonel
Directed by:
Peter Glenville

Directed by Peter Glenville, "Me and the Colonel" (also known as "Io e il colonnello", "Jakobowsky und der Oberst") is a Comedy/War film, released in October of 1958 in the USA . Danny Kaye and Curd Jürgens are starring, alongside Nicole Maurey, Françoise Rosay, Akim Tamiroff and Martita Hunt.

Here's Fun! Danny Panics the Wehrmacht in his own brand of war!

Who directed "Me and the Colonel":

Me and the Colonel was directed by Peter Glenville, an English actor, director, producer, and writer.

Before making Me and the Colonel, Peter Glenville had directed The Prisoner, released in 1955. Since, he directed Summer and Smoke, released in 1961, Term of Trial (1962), Becket (1964), Hotel Paradiso (1966), The Comedians (1967).

What was the release date of "Me and the Colonel":

Me and the Colonel was initally released in the United States on October, 1958.. This was sixty (60) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "Me and the Colonel":

At the casting of Me and the Colonel we find Danny Kaye, previously seen in Merry Andrew (1958) and The Court Jester (1955); Curd Jürgens (Tamango (1958), The Enemy Below (1957)); Nicole Maurey (Napoléon (1955), Secret of the Incas (1954)) [ more... ]

  • Maurice Marsac and Celia Lovsky, Eugene Borden also appeared in The Foxes of Harrow, released in 1947.
  • Curd Jürgens, Françoise Rosay and Clément Harari can be seen in The Longest Day, released in 1962.
  • Clément Harari and Curd Jürgens, Martita Hunt also appeared in Les Espions, released in 1957.

What is the Storyline of "Me and the Colonel":

During the invasion of France by Nazi Germany, a shy, intelligent Jewish refugee tries to flee from the Nazis with the aid of an anti-Semitic, autocratic, brave Polish Colonel who is trying to smuggle papers to England. Their dysfunctional partnership is made even more difficult when both men begin to fall in love with the same French innkeeper's daughter?the Colonel's fiancee.


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