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Me and the Colonel

1958 1h 50m Comedy List
Reviews 62% Audience Score 100+ Ratings
Nazis are about to overrun France, and a Jewish man named Jacobowsky (Danny Kaye) is stranded in Paris. He hitches a ride with reluctant Polish serviceman Colonel Prokoszny (Curt Jurgens), who harbors a bias against Jews. They are soon joined by Prokoszny's bride-to-be, Suzanne (Nicole Maurey), who takes an immediate liking to the engaging Jacobowsky. This furthers the hostility between Jacobowsky and Prokoszny, but they must put their differences aside to evade the Nazis trailing them. Read More Read Less

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steve d The script undercuts the seriousness whenever it can. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member This adaptation of a play by Franz Werfel pussyfoots around antisemitism and eventually turns into just another Danny Kaye vehicle. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member good except the cliche 'hollywood happy ending' Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member A good Danny Kaye flick. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Nazis are about to overrun France, and a Jewish man named Jacobowsky (Danny Kaye) is stranded in Paris. He hitches a ride with reluctant Polish serviceman Colonel Prokoszny (Curt Jurgens), who harbors a bias against Jews. They are soon joined by Prokoszny's bride-to-be, Suzanne (Nicole Maurey), who takes an immediate liking to the engaging Jacobowsky. This furthers the hostility between Jacobowsky and Prokoszny, but they must put their differences aside to evade the Nazis trailing them.
Director
Peter Glenville
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 50m