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All the King's Men (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, War | TV Movie 20 February 2000
Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck, their estate manager, the men advanced into... See full summary »

Director:

Julian Jarrold

Writers:

Alma Cullen, Nigel McCrery (novel)
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Jason ... Captain Frank Beck
Maggie Smith ... Queen Alexandra
William Ash ... Serdeant Ted Grimes
Sonya Walger ... Lady Frances
Stuart Bunce ... Hon. Frederick Radley
James Murray ... Private Will Needham
Ed Waters Ed Waters ... Corporal Herbert Batterbee
Tom Burke ... Private Chad Batterbee
Ben Crompton ... Private Davy Croft
Eamon Boland Eamon Boland ... Arthur Beck
Jo Stone-Fewings ... Lieut. Alec Beck
James Hillier ... Second Lieut. Evelyn Beck
David Troughton ... King George V
Emma Cunniffe ... Peggy Batterbee
Adam Kotz Adam Kotz ... Oswald Yeoman
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Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck, their estate manager, the men advanced into battle, were enveloped in a strange mist and never seen again. Written by Martin Pollard

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Drama | Mystery | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

20 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Todos os Homens do Rei See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In 1918, the War Graves Commission began to search the Gallipoli battlefields in an effort to locate and identify bodies belonging to the Commonwealth. A Norfolk cap badge was found buried amongst some of the bodies, which led Reverend Charles Pierrepoint Edwards to conduct a more detailed examination of the area where the cap badge was found. In all, 122 of the 180 bodies found were identified by their Norfolk badges and flashes. See more »

Goofs

When the Turkish Officer hands Beck's watch to the Rev Pierpoint Edwards, the watch still has the chain attached. When Pierpoint Edwards hands the watch to Queen Alexandra the chain is missing. See more »

Quotes

[Frank Beck and his men are about to go into battle at Gallipoli]
Captain Frank Beck: Men, have Sandringham in your hearts. We fight today so we can return there and take up our work again with dignity and respect. I will stand by your side and face what you have to face.
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Soundtracks

It's a Long Way to Tipperary
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Written by Jack Judge and Harry Williams
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BBC's "Saving Private Ryan"
27 February 2000 | by BWagSee all my reviews

Surprisingly graphic for British TV, this is the wrenching story of a rifle company composed of estate workers from the King's country home at Sandringham, a sort of perfect Camelot from which men go forth to be slaughtered in World War I. Don't look too hard at the mystery of what happened to this unit, which apparently disappeared into the hell of battle at Gallipoli. More important is the metaphor of the illusion of war-worn "glory" hitting the rerality of modern battle. In much the same way that an egg hits a sidewalk.


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