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Captain Scarlett (1953)

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Captain Scarlett returns from gallivanting around the country-side after the Napoleonic wars and finds life in southern France very different. He saves a beautiful princess from an arranged... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Richard Greene ...
Capt. Carlos Scarlett
Leonora Amar ...
Princess Maria
Nedrick Young ...
Pierre DuCloux
Manolo Fábregas ...
The Duke de Corlaine (as Manuel Fabregas)
Eduardo Noriega ...
Count Villiers (as Edward Noriega)
Carlos Múzquiz ...
Etienne Dumas (as Carlos Musquiz)
Isabel del Puerto ...
Josephine Prenez (as Isabel Del Puerto)
Jorge Treviño ...
The Friar (as George Treviño)
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Captain Scarlett returns from gallivanting around the country-side after the Napoleonic wars and finds life in southern France very different. He saves a beautiful princess from an arranged marriage to an evil count, protects many of the people from being persecuted by the Duke of Corlais, and eventually rids the country of the scourge of Corlais' power. Written by Anonymous

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12 September 1953 (USA)  »

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Capitão Scarlett  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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The uniforms and weaponry of the soldiers do not reflect the French army of the time. The uniforms are more Spanish in appearance than French. The soldiers on guard at a door would not have used spears like those in the film. If using bladed weapons, they would have carried pikes. Ordinary soldiers would not have carried swords, only officers did so. See more »

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Worse than bad
7 June 2010 | by (norway) – See all my reviews

I just could not watch more than first 20 minutes or so. The colours are so oversaturated they make your eyes bleed. The sound as if it is coming from a tin can. This is probably one of the worst film transfers to DVD I have ever seen. Even the opening titles are tilted and misaligned. Its a shame because I like this kind of Sunday afternoon matinée film but it must be watchable and have reasonable sound quality. Richard Green of the very old series of Robin Hood is the star of this technical debaccle and doubt if he would have wished to have been associated with this. I certainly could not recommend this DVD to anyone - the thing is painful to watch and listen to.


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