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Captain from Castile (25-Dec-1947)

Director: Henry King

Writer: Lamar Trotti

From novel by: Samuel Shellabarger

Music: Alfred Newman

Producer: Lamar Trotti

Keywords: Action/Adventure

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lee J. Cobb
Actor
8-Dec-1911 11-Feb-1976 The Left Hand of God
Thomas Gomez
Actor
10-Jul-1905 18-Jun-1971 Ride the Pink Horse
Barbara Lawrence
Actor
24-Feb-1930   A Letter to Three Wives
Marc Lawrence
Actor
17-Feb-1910 28-Nov-2005 Prolific character actor
Antonio Moreno
Actor
26-Sep-1887 15-Feb-1967 Spanish-American character actor
Alan Mowbray
Actor
18-Aug-1896 25-Mar-1969 Founding member, Screen Actors Guild
Jean Peters
Actor
15-Oct-1926 13-Oct-2000 Captain from Castile
Tyrone Power
Actor
5-May-1913 15-Nov-1958 Witness for the Prosecution
Cesar Romero
Actor
15-Feb-1907 1-Jan-1994 The Joker on Batman
John Sutton
Actor
22-Oct-1908 10-Jul-1963 Hudson's Bay
George Zucco
Actor
11-Jan-1886 28-May-1960 Fog Island

CAST

starring
Tyrone Power   ...   Pedro De Vargas
with
Jean Peters   ...   Catana Perez
Cesar Romero   ...   Hernando Cortez
Lee J. Cobb   ...   Juan Garcia
John Sutton   ...   Diego De Silva
Antonio Moreno   ...   Don Francisco De Vargas
Thomas Gomez   ...   Fr. Bartolome Romero
Alan Mowbray   ...   Prof. Botello (astrologer)
Barbara Lawrence   ...   Luisa De Carvajal
George Zucco   ...   Marquis De Carvajal
Roy Roberts   ...   Capt. Alvarado
Marc Lawrence   ...   Corio

REVIEWS

Review by anonymous (posted on 28-Jul-2006)

A "Swashbuckler" movie. Beautifully photographed. No man was ever more handsome than Tyrone Power. He also had a great speaking voice. Few people could portray an "evil person" as well as John Sutton. Ceasar Romero's greatest role & performance as Cortez. Beautiful soundtrack. Alfred Newman's "Conquest" was perfect. This music is perhaps best known as USC's fight song. Actual smoking volcanos in the background magnificently projected on the screen. And, last, but certainly not least, here is a 20-year Jean Peters. This was her first picture. Fresh off the Ohio State campus, she was so fresh & beautiful in her role as a tavern girl, she literally makes your heart ache in each of her scenes. A fantastic motion picture!


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