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Clive of India (1935)

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94 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by his lack of advancement, and transfers to the ...See moreIn the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by his lack of advancement, and transfers to the military arm of the company, where he excels. Clive's leadership and gift for manipulation strengthen England's hold over India and lead to personal wealth, which is often threatened by the enemies he makes along the way. Written by Ron Kerrigan See less
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Writers
W.P. Lipscomb (screen play) | R.J. Minney (screen play)
Composer
Alfred Newman (musical score)
Cinematographer
J. Peverell Marley (photography) (as Peverell Marley)
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Updated Jan 17, 1935

Release date
Jan 25, 1935 (United States)

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99 cast members
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Ronald Colman
Robert Clive Robert Clive   See fewer
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Loretta Young
Margaret Maskelyne Margaret Maskelyne   See fewer
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Colin Clive
Capt. Johnstone Capt. Johnstone   See fewer
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Francis Lister
Edmund Maskelyne Edmund Maskelyne   See fewer
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C. Aubrey Smith
Prime Minister Prime Minister   See fewer
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Cesar Romero
Mir Jaffar Mir Jaffar   See fewer
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Montagu Love
Gov. Pigot (as Montague Love) Gov. Pigot (as Montague Love)   See fewer
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Lumsden Hare
Sgt. Clark Sgt. Clark   See fewer
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Ferdinand Munier
Admiral Charles Watson Admiral Charles Watson   See fewer
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Gilbert Emery
Mr. Sullivan Mr. Sullivan   See fewer
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Leo G. Carroll
Mr. Manning Mr. Manning   See fewer
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Etienne Girardot
Mr. Warburton Mr. Warburton   See fewer
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Robert Greig
Mr. Pemberton Mr. Pemberton   See fewer
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Mischa Auer
King Suraj Ud Dowlah King Suraj Ud Dowlah   See fewer
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Ferdinand Gottschalk
Old Member Old Member   See fewer
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Doris Lloyd
Mrs. Nixon Mrs. Nixon   See fewer
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Edward Cooper
Clive's Butler Clive's Butler   See fewer
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Eily Malyon
Mrs. Clifford Mrs. Clifford   See fewer
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Joseph R. Tozer
Sir Frith (as Joseph Tozer) Sir Frith (as Joseph Tozer)   See fewer
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Phyllis Clare
Margaret's Friend Margaret's Friend   See fewer
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Leonard Mudie
General Burgoyne General Burgoyne   See fewer
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Phillip Dare
Captain George Captain George   See fewer
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Coit Albertson
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Ameche
Prisoner in the Black Hole (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Prisoner in the Black Hole (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lionel Belmore
Official at Reception (uncredited) Official at Reception (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Benson
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Beranger
Mr. St. Aubin (uncredited) Mr. St. Aubin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nadine Beresford
Governess (uncredited) Governess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Billings
Old Soldier (uncredited) Old Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Bunston
First Director (uncredited) First Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Carradine
Drunken-Faced Clerk (uncredited) Drunken-Faced Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beulah Christian
Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited) Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neville Clark
Mr. Vincent (uncredited) Mr. Vincent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gilbert Clayton
Old Soldier (uncredited) Old Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Coghlan
Betty - Margaret's Maid (uncredited) Betty - Margaret's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Coke
Boy Drummer (uncredited) Boy Drummer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Cook
Johnny - Boy Bugler (uncredited) Johnny - Boy Bugler (uncredited)   See fewer
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D'Arcy Corrigan
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Curtis
Hoodlum on Dock (uncredited) Hoodlum on Dock (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sonya Dahl
Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited) Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Das
Interpreter (uncredited) Interpreter (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Gunnis Davis
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Dods
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vernon Downing
Mr. Stringer (uncredited) Mr. Stringer (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Dunbar
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dunn
Naval Officer (uncredited) Naval Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Eberle
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oliver Eckhardt
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles E. Evans
Surveyor (uncredited) Surveyor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monty Fenton
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Almeda Fowler
Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited) Gossipy Guest at Clive's Home (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sumner Getchell
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beatrice Griffith
Slave Girl (uncredited) Slave Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratty Official (uncredited) Ratty Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Hitchcock
Second Director (uncredited) Second Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Parson at Hustine (uncredited) Parson at Hustine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hoodlum (uncredited) Hoodlum (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorimer Johnston
Insulting Man (uncredited) Insulting Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
Old Soldier (uncredited) Old Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett King
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lia Lance
Pomegranate Seller (uncredited) Pomegranate Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Lee
Clive's Daughter (uncredited) Clive's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Etta Lee
Slave Girl (uncredited) Slave Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Connie Leon
Ayah (uncredited) Ayah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sneering Man (uncredited) Sneering Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Martin
Young Robert (uncredited) Young Robert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Footman (uncredited) Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Old Member (uncredited) Old Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Desmond Roberts
Third Director (uncredited) Third Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen D. Sewall
Old Soldier (uncredited) Old Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Shaw
Lady Lindley (uncredited) Lady Lindley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mr. Miller (uncredited) Mr. Miller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yorke Sherwood
Big Laughing Man (uncredited) Big Laughing Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Old Member (uncredited) Old Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Somerset
Lt. Walsh (uncredited) Lt. Walsh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wyndham Standing
Col. Townsend (uncredited) Col. Townsend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert R. Stephenson
Old Cockney Soldier (uncredited) Old Cockney Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Thurston
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clive's Son (uncredited) Clive's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Servant (uncredited) Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mr. Kent (uncredited) Mr. Kent (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 334 votes