PG certificateThe Purple Plain is a Film programme that first aired in 1954 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Purple Plain is a 3 star programme

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The Purple Plain (1954)

Directed by
Robert Parrish

Wartime drama set in the Burmese jungle in 1945. The officers and men of an RAF station are increasingly disturbed by the strange behaviour of a squadron leader whose nerves are shattered. But when his plane crashes in Japanese territory, he is forced to snap out of his mental state and fight his way to freedom to save himself and an injured colleague.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1954

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Image for Gregory PeckGregory Peck...Squadron Leader Bill Forrester
Win Min Than...Anna
Brenda de Banzie...Miss McNab
Image for Bernard LeeBernard Lee...Dr. Harris
Maurice Denham...Blore
Lyndon Brook...Carrington
Anthony Bushell...Col Aldridge
Josephine Griffin...Mrs. Bill Forrester
Ram Gopal Varma...Mr. Phang