Tunes of Glory Poster

Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters replaces commanding officer Major Jock Sinclair (Alec Guinness), a boisterous battalion leader, with the strict, temperamental Lieutenant Colonel Basil Barrow (John Mills). Resentful toward his replacement, Sinclair undermines Barrow's authority and damages his successor's reputation among the soldiers. Barrow faces an uphill battle in regaining the discipline and respect of his battalion.

Cast: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price, John Fraser, Allan Cuthbertson, Kay Walsh, Gordon Jackson

Director: Ronald Neame

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Girlfriend, Rivalry, Tense, Emotional, Soldier, Forbidden love, Gripping, 1940s, Daughter


Nominated British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Samuel Goldwyn International Award
Nominated British Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)