Pirates of the Golden Age Movie Collection

Pirates of the Golden Age Movie Collection

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Director: Charles Barton, Frederick de Cordova, George Sherman

Cast: Charles Barton, Frederick de Cordova, George Sherman, Donald O'Connor

     
 
After James Stewart's financial windfall attending his "percentage of profits" deal on Winchester 73, Errol Flynn decided to cash in by making his own deal with Universal Pictures, accepting a moderate fee up front and a huge chunk of the gross for Against All Flags. Set in the 16th century, the film casts Flynn as a British naval officer unjustly

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After James Stewart's financial windfall attending his "percentage of profits" deal on Winchester 73, Errol Flynn decided to cash in by making his own deal with Universal Pictures, accepting a moderate fee up front and a huge chunk of the gross for Against All Flags. Set in the 16th century, the film casts Flynn as a British naval officer unjustly condemned for desertion. He escapes punishment and joins Anthony Quinn's pirate band, wherein he and Quinn vie for the attentions of glamorous female buccaneer Maureen O'Hara. Flynn incurs O'Hara's wrath when he rescues a lovely middle-eastern princess (Alice Kelley) from slave traders, but O'Hara still comes to Flynn's aid when he is left to die by Quinn. Flynn and O'Hara team up to thwart Quinn's evil schemes, whereupon it is revealed that Flynn's "disgrace" was a ruse, concocted by the British government to stem pirate activities in Madagascar. Though suffering several injuries during shooting, Errol Flynn was back in his old fighting form in Against All Flags, requiring a double only in a few scattered longshots. The film was poorly remade in 1967 as The King's Pirate, with Doug McClure inadequately filling Errol Flynn's seven-league boots.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/08/2007
UPC:
0025193334329
Rating:
NR
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
5:23:00
Sales rank:
15,752

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Donald O'Connor Dave Crandall
Errol Flynn Brian Hawke
Jeff Chandler Cmdr. David Porter
Yvonne De Carlo Deborah McCoy
Helena Carter Sylvia Copeland
Maureen O'Hara Spitfire Stevens
Philip Friend Frederic Baptiste
Scott Brady Lt. David Farragut
Anthony Quinn Roc Brasiliano
John Emery Governor Elden
Robert Douglas Narbonne
Suzan Ball Countess Donna Margarita
Alice Kelley Princess Patma
Elsa Lanchester Mme. Brizer
Joseph Calleia Count Domingo Del Prado
Stanley Logan Lord Montrose
Andrea King Arlene Villon
George Mathews Link
Mildred Natwick Molvina MacGregor

Technical Credits
Charles Barton Director
Frederick de Cordova Director
George Sherman Director

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