Tunes of Glory 1960
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Alec Guinness, John Mills|
|Supporting actors||Dennis Price, Kay Walsh, John Fraser, Susannah York, Gordon Jackson, Duncan Macrae, Percy Herbert, Allan Cuthbertson, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Gerald Harper, Richard Leech, Peter McEnery, Keith Faulkner, Angus Lennie, John Harvey, Bryan Hulme, Andrew Keir, Eric Woodburn|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
From its direction and acting to its cinematography, this masterwork can serve as a primer to students of film and drama.
Both Alec Guineness and John Mills put in great performances as two troubled commanding officers squaring off for command of a post war Scottish regiment.
Although both men love the Regiment above all else, this film is about an implacable conflict between Sinclair and Barrow.
I saw an interview with Haley Mills talking about her father
John Mills in this movie so I was curious and wanted to
check it out. Read more
Guinness is said to have considered his portrayal of Lt. Col. Jock Sinclair to have been the best performance of his career, and it would be hard not to agree. Read morePublished 4 months ago by ken reiss
2/14: Tunes of Glory is a complicated British picture about the battle of personalities between two leaders in the Scottish Highland Regiment. Read more
Great visual and sound quality (restored version). Fantastic story. Sir Alec Guinness was great as usual. The rest of the cast was made up of great familiar English actors.Published 9 months ago by Patrick Morrison
Joc Sinclair... what a classic gem this is. Alec Guiness, Edinburgh Castle, Highland Laddie and a great old story. What more could you ask for?Published 12 months ago by Piper
If you've never been in the military, this is an uninteresting film. If you HAVE been in, you'll be covering your face, recognizing all the people you served with. Read morePublished 14 months ago by I Got Popcorn
The ending just does not fit-- Why is Major Jock crying? Did he not know all the time what he was doing?
And what is all that dancing? Read more
This great film has powerful performances in it. The Criterion version has, at a crucial moment, a wiggly green line that appears and continues its distracting movements for quite... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Emperor Ming