The Lives of a Bengal Lancer Poster

Release Date: August 25th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
As the British Empire expands its presence in northwest India, Lt. McGregor (Gary Cooper) oversees two new recruits with the 41st regiment of the celebrated Bengal Lancers. Lt. Forsythe (Franchot Tone) is eager for action against Islamic invaders, while Lt. Stone (Richard Cromwell) must pass muster with his father (Sir Guy Standing), the outpost commander. Deadly threats escalate when the men join a mission to overthrow an evil chieftain, Mohammed Khan (Douglas Dumbrille).

Cast: Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing, C. Aubrey Smith, Monte Blue, Kathleen Burke, Colin Tapley

Director: Henry Hathaway

Genres: Adventure

Keywords: Father, Rousing, Rescue, Sacrifice, Inspiring, Soldier, Underdog, Son


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