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John Paul Jones (1959)

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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

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Aimee de Tellison
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Dorothea Danders
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Macdonald Carey ...
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King Louis XVI (as Jean Pierre Aumont)
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John Wilkes
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Capt. Richard Pearson
Susana Canales ...
Marie Antoinette (as Susan Canales)
Georges Rivière ...
Russian Chamberlain (as Jorge Riviere)
Tom Brannum ...
Peter Wooley
Basil Sydney ...
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Gunner Lowrie
Archie Duncan ...
Duncan MacBean
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The swashbuckling adventures of the hero of the Revolutionary War. His contributions weren't always appreciated by the new U.S. government. After the way Congress show their displeasure by sending him to the Russia of Catherine the Great. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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16 June 1959 (USA)  »

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Ainda não Comecei a Lutar  »

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Trivia

Eric Pohlmann replaced George Sanders. See more »

Goofs

When Captain Pearson of the Serapis surrenders his sword, John Paul Jones refuses to accept it. After the battle Jones did accept the sword, although it was returned to Pearson a few days later. See more »

Quotes

John Wilkes: You have many enemies, Captain.
John Paul Jones: Aye! The British are the best!
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Mouth (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Scotland the Brave
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Unofficial Scottish anthem
PLayed on the bagpipes
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John Paul Jones movie extras
27 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just a question; where was JPJ filmed? (I'm looking for ALL locations)and does the movie archive keep a list of unnamed and uncredited extras who appeared (in the backdrop) of the film? My folks have had a replica of the Declaration of Independence in our living room that they say was a souvenir given to people (i.e. my uncle) who were hired by the producers as extras. He said that he was a signer of the document. He and my aunt also kept a copy in their house. It's been awhile since I've seen the movie, but I will look more closely next time to see if I recognize him. My uncle wasn't an actor, but a military man (retired, I think, by that time). He had to have been in the right place at the right time to be chosen as an extra. I'd love to have more info. Jeff


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