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Frenchman's Creek (1944)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 20 September 1944 (USA)
An English lady falls madly in love with a French Pirate.

Director:

Mitchell Leisen
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joan Fontaine ... Dona St. Columb
Arturo de Córdova ... Jean Benoit Aubrey
Basil Rathbone ... Lord Rockingham
Nigel Bruce ... Lord Godolphin
Cecil Kellaway ... William
Ralph Forbes ... Harry St. Columb
Harald Maresch ... Edmond (as Harald Ramond)
Billy Daniel Billy Daniel ... Pierre Blanc (as Billy Daniels)
Moyna MacGill ... Lady Godolphin
Patricia Barker Patricia Barker ... Henrietta
David James David James ... James
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Storyline

An English lady bored with London society brings her 2 children to their country home. Her servant William is also working for a French pirate who holds up with his ship and crew off the coast. They soon meet and she embarks on an adventure with the pirates!

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A Lady of Fire and Ice... A Rogue of Steel and Gallantry


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El pirata y la dama See more »

Filming Locations:

Mendocino, California, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The only film featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce in which they do not play Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. See more »

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Version of Frenchman's Creek (1998) See more »

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Worth the Money
14 June 1999 | by DaniOSee all my reviews

A wonderful movie with everything a pirate movie should have; beautiful lady, mysterious house, ethereal setting, elegant ship, captivatingly handsome captain. For a quick getaway this is a winner.


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