skip navigation
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Trouble?

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Trouble?

    Opening scenes, Gregory Peck inimitably spooked as RAF Commander Forrester, tangles with a flight mechanic (Jack McNaughton), then ignores orders and strikes a Burmese gun nest, his navigator Williams (Harold Siddons) catching flak, in The Purple Plain, 1955, screenplay by Eric Ambler.

    View the TCMDb entry for The Purple Plain (1955)


  2. share video
This Month
31 Days Of Oscar -- (Movie Promo) 2017
Original Promo for TCM's 31 Days Of Oscar programming,...
Play
Born To Dance -- (Movie Clip) Rap-Tap On Wood
Just a sample of the dazzling dancing by Eleanor Powell...
Play
Calamity Jane (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Deadwood Stage
Full throttle opening, original tune by Sammy Fain and...
Play | SHOP

Calamity Jane (1953) -- (Movie... Full throttle opening,... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Chariots Of Fire (1981) -- (Movie Clip) A Muscular Christian
Ian Charleson as Scot Eric Liddell, encouraged by his...
Play | SHOP

Chariots Of Fire (1981) -- (Movie... Ian Charleson as Scot... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Constant Nymph, The (1943) -- (Movie Clip) When Thou Art Dead
Swiss country teens Tessa (Joan Fontaine) and Paula (Joyce...
Play | SHOP

Constant Nymph, The (1943) --... Swiss country teens Tessa... MORE > $16.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Doctor Zhivago (1965) -- (Movie Clip) An Extraordinary Girl
Quick appearances by many principals, as Lara (Julie...
Play | SHOP

Doctor Zhivago (1965) -- (Movie... Quick appearances by many... MORE > $20.25 Regularly $24.98 Buy Now

Dreamgirls — (2006) — (Movie Clip) Fake Your Way To The Top
We’ve just met Eddie Murphy as James “Thunder” Early,...
Play | SHOP

Dreamgirls — (2006) — (Movie Clip)... We’ve just met Eddie... MORE > $15.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Gaslight (1944) -- (Movie Clip) You Thought I Was Being Cruel!
Gregory (Charles Boyer) cranking up the mind games, first...
Play | SHOP

Gaslight (1944) -- (Movie Clip) You... Gregory (Charles Boyer)... MORE > $14.36 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Gone With The Wind (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Never Be Hungry Again!
If ever a scene called for an intermission, Scarlett...
Play | SHOP

Gone With The Wind (1939) -- (Movie... If ever a scene called... MORE > $25.95 Regularly $34.98 Buy Now

Grand Prix (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Belgian Grand Prix
Straight racing with car-mounted cameras, on location at...
Play | SHOP

Grand Prix (1966) -- (Movie Clip)... Straight racing with... MORE > $15.96 Regularly $20.98 Buy Now

Jaws (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Ben Gardner's Boat
Pretty much pure spookery, as Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss)...
Play | SHOP

Jaws (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Ben... Pretty much pure... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Kiss Me Kate (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Wunderbar
Backstage on the anniversary of their divorce, musical...
Play
Lolita (1962) -- (Movie Clip) Did I Do That?
College town busybody Charlotte (Shelley Winters) can't...
Play | SHOP

Lolita (1962) -- (Movie Clip) Did I... College town busybody... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

McCabe And Mrs. Miller (1971) — (Movie Clip) Get Your Ass Off Your Shoulder
With Leonard Cohen’s song Sisters Of Mercy slipping in and...
Play
Mogambo (1953) -- (Movie Clip) The Remark Of A Cynical Man
Aristocratic Linda (Grace Kelly), whose husband is laid-up...
Play | SHOP

Mogambo (1953) -- (Movie Clip) The... Aristocratic Linda (Grace... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Oh, God! (1977) — (Movie Clip) Life Is a Crap Shoot
Third day for grocery manager Jerry (John Denver) in his...
Play | SHOP

Oh, God! (1977) — (Movie Clip) Life... Third day for grocery... MORE > $11.77 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Quiet Man, The (1952) — (Movie Clip) Begin At The Beginning
John Ford’s Academy Award-winning direction opens with...
Play | SHOP

Quiet Man, The (1952) — (Movie... John Ford’s Academy... MORE > $13.65 Regularly $24.95 Buy Now

Roberta (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Be Hard To Handle
In Paris, ex-couple Huck (Fred Astaire) and Lizzie (Ginger...
Play
Stage Door (1937) -- (Movie Clip) The Well-Dressed Roommate
Jean (Ginger Rogers) with Terry (Katharine Hepburn),...
Play | SHOP

Stage Door (1937) -- (Movie Clip)... Jean (Ginger Rogers) with... MORE > $14.36 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Torch Song (1953) — (Movie Clip) In Love With The Audience
Neither the screenplay nor the underlying short story was...
Play | SHOP

Torch Song (1953) — (Movie Clip) In... Neither the screenplay... MORE > $14.55 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

#
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your...
Opening scenes, Gregory Peck inimitably spooked as RAF...
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Trouble?
Opening scenes, Gregory Peck inimitably spooked as RAF Commander Forrester, tangles with a flight mechanic (Jack McNaughton), then ignores orders and strikes a Burmese gun nest, his navigator Williams (Harold Siddons) catching flak, in The Purple Plain, 1955, screenplay by Eric Ambler.>
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) Rice And Rubies
RAF pilot Forrester (Gregory Peck) and doctor Harris...
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) Rice And Rubies
RAF pilot Forrester (Gregory Peck) and doctor Harris (Bernard Lee) visit Burmese Dorothy (Mya Mya Spencer), her younger sister Anna (Win Min Than) appearing soon after, in The Purple Plain, 1955, directed by Robert Parrish.>
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) Too Much Light...
Easter dinner in WWII Burma, missionary Miss McNab (Brenda...
Purple Plain, The -- (Movie Clip) Too Much Light Here
Easter dinner in WWII Burma, missionary Miss McNab (Brenda de Banzie) hosting Dr. Harris (Bernard Lee) and his patient, troubled flyer Forrester (Gregory Peck), ever more enthralled by mission worker Anna (Win Min Than), in Robert Parrish's The Purple Plain, 1955.>
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >