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The Purple Plain (1954)

97 min | Adventure, Drama, War

In WW2 Burma, a Canadian bomber pilot becomes reckless after losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air-raid.
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H.E. Bates (novel) | Eric Ambler (screenplay)
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$ 2,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 1,300,000
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Release date
Apr 10, 1955 (United States)

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Gregory Peck
Squadron Leader Bill Forrester Squadron Leader Bill Forrester   See fewer
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Brenda de Banzie
Miss McNab (as Brenda De Banzie) Miss McNab (as Brenda De Banzie)   See fewer
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Bernard Lee
Dr. Harris Dr. Harris   See fewer
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Lyndon Brook
Carrington Carrington   See fewer
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Anthony Bushell
Group Captain Aldridge Group Captain Aldridge   See fewer
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Josephine Griffin
Mrs. Bill Forrester Mrs. Bill Forrester   See fewer
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Ram Gopal
Mr. Phang Mr. Phang   See fewer
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Dorothy Alison
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Arne
Flight Lieutenant (uncredited) Flight Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Blyth
Man Dancing at Wedding (uncredited) Man Dancing at Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kurt Christian
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Jack McNaughton
Sgt. Ralph Brown (uncredited) Sgt. Ralph Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Meddick
Radio Operator (uncredited) Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Siddons
Navigator Williams (uncredited) Navigator Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mya Mya Spencer
Dorothy (uncredited) Dorothy (uncredited)   See fewer
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John A. Tinn
Burmese Jeweler (uncredited) Burmese Jeweler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Old Woman (uncredited) Old Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,563 votes