Captain from Castile

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In this big-budget historical adventure, Tyrone Power stars as Pedro De Vargas, a young and impetuous nobleman in 16th Century Spain. Pedro helps to free a slave who belongs to Diego De Silva John Sutton, but this proves to be a mistake, as Diego is one of the leaders of the Inquisition. Diego soon brands Pedro a heretic, puts his family behind bars, and subjects his 12-year-old sister to torture so horrible it kills her. An outraged Pedro plots his escape, with the help of his friend Juan Garcia Lee J. Cobb and ...
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In this big-budget historical adventure, Tyrone Power stars as Pedro De Vargas, a young and impetuous nobleman in 16th Century Spain. Pedro helps to free a slave who belongs to Diego De Silva John Sutton, but this proves to be a mistake, as Diego is one of the leaders of the Inquisition. Diego soon brands Pedro a heretic, puts his family behind bars, and subjects his 12-year-old sister to torture so horrible it kills her. An outraged Pedro plots his escape, with the help of his friend Juan Garcia Lee J. Cobb and hot-blooded peasant girl, Catana Perez Jean Peters. Pedro and his friends help his parents make their way out of Spain, and he soon joins forces with Hernando Cortez Cesar Romero, who has an ambitious plan to sail to the new world in search of gold. However, a vengeful Diego uses his powers to foil Cortez, and when Diego is murdered, Pedro becomes the key suspect in the crime. Captain From Castile was shot on location in Morelos, Mexico, where the active volcano Paricutin slowed production, causing delays that expanded the film's budget to a then-extravagant $4.5 million.
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  • Release Date: 2/11/1997
  • UPC: 086162898037
  • Original Release: 1947
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  • Source: 20th Century Fox
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tyrone Power Pedro De Vargas
Jean Peters Catana Perez
Cesar Romero Hernando Cortez
Lee J. Cobb Juan Garcia
Antonio Moreno Don Francisco
John Sutton Diego De Silva
Alan Mowbray Prof. Botello
Barbara Lawrence Luisa De Caravajal
George Zucco Marquis De Caravajal
Roy Roberts Capt. Alvarado
Fred Libby Hernando Soler
Virginia Brissac Dona Maria De Vargas
Jay Silverheels Coatl
John Laurenz Cermeno
Reed Hadley Escudero
John Burton De Lorn
Mimi Aguglia Hernandez
Robert Adler Reyes
Harry Carter Capt. Sandoval
Vincente Gómez Guitarist
Robert Karnes Manuel Perez
Marc Lawrence Corio
Ed Mundy Crier
Julian Rivero Marquis' Servant
Bud Wolfe Sailor
William Calles Aztec
Gilberto Gonzalez Aztec Ambassador
Thomas Gomez Father Bartolome Romero
Technical Credits
Henry King Director
Arthur E. Arling Cinematographer
James Basevi Art Director
Charles G. Clarke Cinematographer
Richard Day Art Director
Charles LeMaire Costumes/Costume Designer
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Barbara McLean Editor
Alfred Newman Score Composer
Fred Sersen Special Effects
Lamar Trotti Producer, Screenwriter
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I love this movie.

    Jean Peters as Catana stole my heart. I envy Howard Hughes who got to marry her. Tyrone Power is magnificent in his role as Pedro De Vargas. Cesar Romero has made it difficult for me to envision Cortez as any other actor. The costumes and scenery has taken me back to that World of 1518, having me imagine what it was like to be part of that party of Cortez. The music by Alfred Newman, in the last part of the film, has been adopted by the University of Southern California as one of its fight songs. Very thrilling and uplifting. I waited a long time for this film to be released finally in DVD format. If you love historical period movies, you'll love this one.

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