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The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

A blinded Canadian flier has to find his way through World War II Burma.

Cast & Crew

Robert Parrish Director
Gregory Peck Flight Commander Forrester
Brenda De Banzie Miss McNab
Bernard Lee Dr. Harris
Lyndon Brook Carrington
Josephine Griffin Mrs. Forrester
Ram Gopal Mr. Phang
Jack McNaughton Sgt. Brown
Harold Siddons Navigator Williams
Peter Arne Flight lieutenant
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  London opening: 14 Sep 1954
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Two Cities Film, Ltd., J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Perfect Blend of Romance & Adventure

    Simon Gillham 2012-06-25

    My favorite movie of all time. The Purple Plain features a tasteful romance as well as an unexpected adventure set on the harsh purple plain of Burma... MORE>

  • The Purple Plain

    LittleAbner 2010-07-20

    This is a very good movie. It takes place in WWII Burma. Peck is a pilot whose plane crashes in Japanese occupied territory. He has to make his way back... MORE>