Major Barbara is a 1941 British film starring Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison. The film was produced and directed by Gabriel Pascal and edited by David Lean. It was adapted for the screen by Marjorie Deans and Anatole de Grunwald, based on the 1905 play Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw. It was both a critical and financial success. In this social satire, Barbara Undershaft , an idealistic major in the Salvation Army, is deeply troubled by the fact that her father, Andrew Undershaft , is a wealthy weapons manufacturer. Meanwhile, Andrew is looking for an heir for his industrial empire, in...
|Release date:||May 14, 1941|
|Directed by:||Gabriel Pascal, David Lean, Harold French|
|Editor:||David Lean, Charles Frend|
|Music by:||William Walton|
|Screenplay by:||Anatole de Grunwald, George Bernard Shaw, Marjorie Deans, Gabriel Pascal|
|Adapted from:||Major Barbara|