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The Scarlet Coat (29-Jul-1955)

Director: John Sturges

Writer: Karl Tunberg

Music by: Conrad Salinger

Producer: Nicholas Nayfack

Keywords: Drama, American Revolution

Maj. John Boulton pretends to desert the Continental Army to assist the British, his real mission to determine to determine the true identity of the double agent Gustavus. Filmed at the restored Sleepy Hollow, scene of actual events. The screenplay is talky, the acting wooden despite what should be a good cast.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Cavanagh
Actor
8-Dec-1888 15-Mar-1964 The Scarlet Claw
John Dehner
Actor
23-Nov-1915 4-Feb-1992 Carousel
Robert Douglas
Actor
9-Nov-1909 11-Jan-1999 Homicide
Bobby Driscoll
Actor
3-Mar-1937 30-Mar-1968 Child actor, succumbed to drugs
Anne Francis
Actor
16-Sep-1930 2-Jan-2011 Forbidden Planet
John McIntire
Actor
27-Jun-1907 30-Jan-1991 Christopher Hale on Wagon Train
George Sanders
Actor
3-Jul-1906 25-Apr-1972 The Saint Strikes Back
James Westerfield
Actor
22-Mar-1913 20-Sep-1971 On the Waterfront
Cornel Wilde
Actor
13-Oct-1915 16-Oct-1989 A Song to Remember
Michael Wilding
Actor
23-Jul-1912 8-Jul-1979 Torch Song
Rhys Williams
Actor
31-Dec-1897 28-May-1969 The Bells of St. Mary's

CAST

Starring
Cornel Wilde   ...   Maj. John Boulton
Michael Wilding   ...   Maj. John Andre
Anne Francis   ...   Sally Cameron
George Sanders   ...   Dr. Jonathan Odell
With
Robert Douglas   ...   Benedict Arnold
John McIntire   ...   Gen. Robert Howe
Rhys Williams   ...   Peter
John Dehner   ...   Nathanael Greene
and
Bobby Driscoll   ...   Ben Potter
James Westerfield   ...   Col. Jameson
Ashley Cowan   ...   Mr. Brown
Paul Cavanagh   ...   Sir Henry Clinton
John Alderson   ...   Mr. Durkin
John O'Malley   ...   Col. Winfield

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