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Mutiny (1952)

Approved | | Adventure | 19 March 1952 (USA)
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a ... See full summary »

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Capt. James Marshall
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Leslie
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Capt. Ben Waldridge
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Hook
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Redlegs
Robert Osterloh ...
Feversham, gunner
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Sykes, gunner
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Council Speaker
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Capt. Radford
Todd Karns ...
Andrews (as Todd Karnes)
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Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a cashiered former British Navy captain. Waldridge brings his former gun crew...who begin plotting mutiny as soon as they learn there'll be gold aboard. The gold duly arrives, and with it Waldridge's former sweetheart Leslie, who's fond of a bit of gold herself. Which side is Waldridge really on? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Meuterei auf dem Piratenschiff  »

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Shot in 18 days. See more »

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During the War of 1812, in 1814 precisely, Silas Halsey lost his life while using a submarine in an unsuccessful attack on a British warship stationed in New London harbor. This is the only recorded use of one during that conflict. See more »

Quotes

Hook: Alright, boys, to the ship. And them that's tardy will fell the weight of this!
[he brandishes his right arm with its hook]
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Featured in Biography: Angela Lansbury: A Balancing Act (1998) See more »

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Sailor's Holiday
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Watch it for Angela but hope you get a better print
15 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Watch this for Angela Lansbury burning up the screen. Mark Stevens and Patric Knowles are fine but once she appears the film takes off. Dymytryk's direction whips along and the narrative is sufficiently novel to hold the attention. Lansbury is really a noir villainess on the high seas - using her man to get to the cash. One warning - the print shown on Matinée movies is grim - scratched, out of focus and the technicolor down to almost two strip. The film is an independent production - King Brothers - which means that it is a bit of a rarity and may account for the quality of the print. Is there a decent neg or print anywhere or is this it?


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