The Bofors Gun (1968)

The Bofors Gun





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John McGrath's television play The Bofors Gun was expanded (if not improved) by this film adaptation. The time is 1954: a weak-willed British corporal (David Warner) desperately wants to improve his lot in the National Service by taking the officer's entrance course. A rebellious, sociopathic Irish private (Nicol Williamson) takes a dislike to the corporal. He hopes to humiliate the would-be officer and to this end commits suicide while the corporal is guarding him. The character motivations in … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
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Written By: John P. McGrath
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as Lt. Packering

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as German Painter
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