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C.S. Forester (story)
Patrick Harbinson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
18 April 1999 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Lindsay's performance not to be missed See more (13 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Andrew Grieve 
 
Writing credits
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C.S. Forester  story "Hornblower, the Duchess and the Devil"
Patrick Harbinson  screenplay

Produced by
Andrew Benson .... producer
Delia Fine .... executive producer
Vernon Lawrence .... executive producer
Peter Richardson .... line producer
 
Original Music by
John E. Keane 
 
Cinematography by
Alec Curtis 
 
Film Editing by
Keith Palmer 
 
Production Design by
Rob Harris 
 
Costume Design by
John Mollo 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Giles Butler .... second assistant director
Alex Gibb .... third assistant director (as Alexander Gibb)
David Mason .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Dave Channon .... construction manager
Cathy Cosgrove .... property buyer
Gerry Graham .... painter
Dean Hawley .... painter
Brian Henry .... stand-by props
Tina Jones .... set dresser
Alan Sprawson .... stand-by carpenter
 
Sound Department
Rudi Buckle .... production sound mixer
Colin Codner .... boom operator
Michael Crouch .... dubbing editor
Colin Martin .... dubbing mixer
Sue Lenny .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Dave Sloss .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Graham Aikman .... special effects assistant: pyro supervisor
Jeremy Lovett .... special effects senior technician: model unit
Ben Broadbridge .... special effects crew (uncredited)
Mark Roberts .... special effects technician: model unit (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Roy Field .... director of photography: model unit
Martin Gutteridge .... model unit director
Mark Thomas-Stubbs .... digital effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Bourke .... best boy
Tom Gates .... gaffer
Jon Head .... grip
Andy Ormesher .... chargehand rigger
Micky May .... generator operator (uncredited)
Leandro Scarpin .... assistant camera trainee (uncredited)
Jamie Summers .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gordon Harmer .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Matthew Tucker .... assistant film editor
Marc Eskenazi .... on-line editor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Anna Callaghan .... production assistant
Dani Gordon .... assistant to producer
Nigel Gostelow .... location manager
Pauline Granby .... production accountant
Amanda Lean .... script supervisor
Gerry Savage .... unit nurse
Adele Steward .... production coordinator
Chris Tarry .... assistant accountant
Tim Vaughan .... script executive
 
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Also Known As:
"Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil" - UK (original title)
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USA:93 min
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Continuity: Hornblower is released from his solitary confinement in the underground cage, where he has been (presumably) for several days, yet he is clean shaven when returned to his shipmates.See more »
Quotes:
Kennedy:I was having a fit wasn't I?
[a beat]
Kennedy:Strange, I never had any trouble with them... until you came.
Kennedy:[frightened] I will not go back to The Indy, do not ask me!
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Movie Connections:
Follows Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998) (TV)See more »

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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Lindsay's performance not to be missed, 2 August 2002
Author: markcarlson2222 from San Diego CA

This is a comment not only on the superb production as a whole, which is very authentic from a historical perspective, and gives the viewer a true sense of what life was like in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, but also to praise an excellent performance by Robert Lindsay, who plays Captain Sir Edward Pellew. As a student of military history, I was very pleased with this production as a whole, and Griffudds' Hornblower is well done. But Lindsay, as the redoubtable Sir Edward is priceless. Just the right blend of old navy correctness, upper-class haughtiness, and berely concealed pride in his young protegee. Hornblower, with whom he is careful not to appear overly fond, is most determined to do his job and please his captain, whom he worships. Pellew recognizes the seeds of greatness in the young man and sheperds him along with scant vocal praise but strong career-enhancing opportunities. Lindsay is very likaable and proper, and I want to see more o of his work. I hope to see more of the Hornblower series in the future, as Ioan Griffudd continues to grow and prosper.

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