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Directed by Allan Davis the 1953 production of Rogue's March is a retelling of A. E. W. Mason's oft filmed The Four
Feathers with the scene of action being transplanted from the Sudan to India's Northwest Frontier.
Lawford (pictured here with love interest Janice Rule) plays the disgraced Captain Dion Lenbridge who rejoins his regiment
disguised as Private Harry Simms to prove his worth and win back his true love.
The film was slated to be filmed on location in India but most of the action sequences were lifted for other similarly themed
MGM films with any new outdoor locations film at Vasquez Rock a much used film location outside Los Angeles named after
one of early California's most notorious bandits named Tibrucio Vasquez. The location served as the battle ground between
Captain Kirk and the Gorn in the original Star Trek series (1967) and is where Harvey Korman in his Blazing Saddles (1974)
role of Hedley Lamarr gives his "Go do that voodoo that you do so well." speech.
Born Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen, Peter Lawford (1923-1984) was the illegitimate son of British Lieutenant-General Sir
Sydney Turing Barlow Lawford, KBE (1865-1953) and May Sommerville Bunny (1883-1972). At the time of Peter's birth,
however, his mother was married to Dr. Capt. Ernest Vaughn Aylen, one of Sir Sydney's officers. Besides his acting career
Lawford was most widely known as a member of Frank Sinatra's infamous "Rat Pack" and as the brother in law of President
John F. Kennedy.
In this photograph Lawford seems to be wearing the collard badge of the East Lancashire Regiment.