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The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

1935 Rated NR 1hr 49m

Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone and Richard Cromwell head the cast as a trio of British soldiers in this sweeping saga set in colonial India. While stamping out an insurrection in the country's northwest frontier, the men wrestle with one another. They also struggle with their internal dissonance. The adventure film racked up eight Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Henry Hathaway) and Best Screenplay.

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Movie Details

1936 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Henry Hathaway
  • Best Film Editing nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.