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Seven Seas to Calais (1962)

Il dominatore dei 7 mari (original title)
Approved | | Adventure | March 1963 (USA)
Sir Francis Drake goes on an expedition to the New World and steals gold from the Spaniards. After making a daring getaway, he returns to England where he protects Queen Elizabeth I from a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rod Taylor ... Sir Francis Drake
Keith Michell ... Malcolm Marsh
Edy Vessel ... Arabella Ducleau
Terence Hill ... Babington (as Mario Girotti)
Basil Dignam ... Sir Francis Walsingham
Anthony Dawson ... Lord Burleigh
Gianni Cajafa Gianni Cajafa ... Tom Moon
Irene Worth ... Queen Elizabeth I
Arturo Dominici ... Don Bernardino de Mendoza, the Spanish Ambassador
Marco Guglielmi ... Fletcher
Esmeralda Ruspoli Esmeralda Ruspoli ... Mary of Scotland
Rossella D'Aquino Rossella D'Aquino ... Potato
Umberto Raho ... King Philip of Spain
Aldo Bufi Landi Aldo Bufi Landi ... Vigeois
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Sir Francis Drake goes on an expedition to the New World and steals gold from the Spaniards. After making a daring getaway, he returns to England where he protects Queen Elizabeth I from a network of spies who are plotting to overthrow her. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

March 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Seven Seas to Calais See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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During filming in Rome, Rod Taylor began dating Anita Ekberg and it was also announced that they would be married in San Francisco. See more »

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References The Sea Hawk (1940) See more »

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saw on AMC in English as 'Seven Seas to Calais' and was fantastic
12 June 2010 | by galidorn_23mSee all my reviews

I Never saw the Italian version of "Seven Seas to Calais" but the English version aired on AMC and was delightful. I wish I could find it somewhere on DVD its definitely worth the purchase. Fairly Young Rod Taylor & Keith Mitchell are awesome in this one and completely in the vain of 'The Virgin Queen' & 'Sea Hawk' but with Captain Draco attacking the Spanish treasure fleet's sailors plundering the plunderers.

Not to mention If hearing someone mention the words 'princess potato' or yell out "Mr Marsh!" doesn't at least put smile on your face after seeing this film... I don't know what will.

I also have to mention this film inspired me to read up on Sir Francis Drake to which I am grateful.


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