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Me and the Colonel

Directed by Peter Glenville
United States, 1958
Comedy, War


Funnyman Danny Kaye turns in a nuanced performance, which earned him a Golden Globe, as Jacobowsky, a Jewish refugee fleeing Nazi-occupied Paris who finds himself in league with an anti-Semitic Polish colonel. Will he help him escape?

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Me and the Colonel Directed by Peter Glenville

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1958 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1959 | Winner: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | Winner: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical

1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy

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