Highly fictionalized account (see 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in ... See full summary »
Olivia de Havilland,
Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »
Buckle on your swashes for this swashbuckling adventure with a highlander who fought for Bonnie Prince Charlie who, after various escapades, becomes a pirate. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Stuntman Bob Anderson doubled for both actors in a sword fight and therefore "killed" himself. See more »
As Arnaud's ship approaches land the lookout shouts "Land on the starboard bow!" (ie to the right) yet he is pointing to the port side (ie left). A cut to the deck shows Capt Arnaud training his telescope to port instead of starboard. See more »
"You green crawling snake that slipped up from the slime when your thieving mother wasn't looking!"
Scottish brothers clash over a woman while trying to keep their lands and fortune out of the hands of the English. One of the brothers (Errol Flynn) finds himself at sea where he fights against and with pirates. Errol Flynn in the 1950s was not a pretty sight. Bloated, puffy, and old before his years, alcoholism had destroyed the swashbuckling ladies' man of the '30s and '40s. The Technicolor, while generally pleasant, does him no favors. This is Errol's last movie made for WB, his home for eighteen years. While he still gives it his best shot, it's just a no-go. What should be an exciting adventure movie is a rather ordinary costumer. Location shooting helps. Roger Livesey easily steals the picture.
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