Under Two Flags (1936 film)

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Under Two Flags is a 1936 American adventure romance film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen, and Rosalind Russell. The picture was based on the 1867 novel of the same name by the writer Ouida. The film was widely popular with audiences of its time. The supporting cast features Nigel Bruce, John Carradine, and Fritz Leiber.

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Under Two Flags
Directed byFrank Lloyd
Written byBess Meredyth
Allen Rivkin
(additional dialogue, uncredited)
Screenplay byWalter Ferris
W. P. Lipscomb
Based onUnder Two Flags
by Ouida
Produced byJoseph M. Schenck (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited)
StarringRonald Colman
Claudette Colbert
Victor McLaglen
Rosalind Russell
CinematographyErnest Palmer
Edited byRalph Dietrich
Music byLouis Silvers
Distributed byTwentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • April 30, 1936 (1936-04-30)
Running time
112 minutes
(copyright length)
98 minutes
(re-release version)
CountryUnited States

The novel was previously adapted for the screen in 1912; 1916, starring Theda Bara; and 1922, under the direction by Tod Browning.[2]