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Plymouth Adventure (1952)

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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Director:

Clarence Brown

Writers:

Helen Deutsch (screenplay), Ernest Gebler (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Spencer Tracy ... Capt. Christopher Jones
Gene Tierney ... Dorothy Bradford
Van Johnson ... John Alden
Leo Genn ... William Bradford
Dawn Addams ... Priscilla Mullins
Lloyd Bridges ... Coppin
Barry Jones ... William Brewster
John Dehner ... Gilbert Winslow
Tommy Ivo ... William Button
Lowell Gilmore ... Edward Winslow
Noel Drayton ... Miles Standish
The Mayflower The Mayflower ... Itself
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Storyline

The story of the voyage of the "Mayflower" in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among those who made the 96-day storm-filled crossing. Along the way the Captain has an ill-starred romance with the wife of a religious fanatic that ends in a sudden, dramatic way off the coast of Cape Cod. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MGM presents The Great TECHNICOLOR Drama of the Sea !


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Spencer Tracy wasn't impressed by Dawn Addams' acting abilities, saying: "Who did she sleep with to get this role?" See more »

Goofs

The Mayflower did not establish the first settlement in New England, for George Popham founded a colony of 120 souls there in 1607, thirteen years earlier. After many died from the hazards that Captain Jones warns the Pilgrims about, the few survivors departed. See more »

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Offscreen chorus in opening titles: During production, the film's composer, Miklos Rozsa, suggested that the main title feature a musical setting around text from the Ainsworth Psalter, written by English Separatist clergyman Henry Ainsworth, first published in Holland in 1612 and brought to America by the Pilgrims in 1620. The sung lyrics in the version used in the film are
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Offscreen chorus in opening titles: Confess Jehovah thankfully for He is good, for his Mercie continueth forever. To God of gods confesse do ye because His bountiful mercie continueth ...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are the most comprehensive cast list. After each actor is shown in character, in reverse order from the opening credits, the ship The Mayflower (a replica of the 1620 vessel) is shown floating in the water and identified by a graphic. See more »

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Confess Jehovah Thankfully
(1612) (uncredited)
by Henry Ainsworth
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Plymouth Adventure
23 November 2019 | by btreakleSee all my reviews

Spencer Tracy and Gene Tierney were excellent in this Thanksgiving movie


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$3,185,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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