Episode 00 – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Short Rounds)

Episode 00 – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Short Rounds)
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or: War Starts At Midnight – Origins


In this Origin Story, The Dudes review the film that inspired our show’s name – Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp! Everything is revealed in this “very special” episode – What does “War starts at midnight?” mean, what makes this 1943 Brit pic “one of the greatest films in the world”, and why is Colonel Blimp the perfect motion picture mascot for our podcast? Listen to find out!

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SHOW NOTES

00:00:00 – Review – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp – Midnight Warrior War Crime
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00:45:13 – Beer Recommendation: Heath Sweat Gose by The Willows Family Ales


LINKS

  • Watch the movie ya’ damned young idiot!” – Colonel Clive Candy

CORRECTIONS

  • None that we’re aware of…did we say something stupid?


  • DIRECTOR: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
  • WRITERS: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
  • CAST: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook
  • GENRE: Drama / War
  • RUNTIME: 163 min.
  • YEAR: 1943