Penn of Pennsylvania (1942)

01/24/1942 (GB) HistoryDrama 1h 18m
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Penn of Pennsylvania is a 1941 British historical drama film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, Dennis Arundell, Henry Oscar, Herbet Lomas and Edward Rigby. The film depicts the life of the Quaker founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn. It portrays his struggle to be granted a colonial charter in London and attracting settlers to his new colony as well as his adoption a radical new approach with regard to the treatment of the Native Americans. It is also known by the alternative title Courageous Mr. Penn.

  1. Lance Comfort


  2. Anatole de Grunwald


Top Billed Cast

  1. Clifford Evans

    Clifford Evans

    William Penn

  2. Deborah Kerr

    Deborah Kerr

    Gulielma Maria Springett

  3. Dennis Arundell

    Charles II

  4. Aubrey Mallalieu

    Aubrey Mallalieu


  5. D.J. Williams

    Lord Arlington

  6. O.B. Clarence

    O.B. Clarence

    Lord Cecil

  7. James Harcourt

    James Harcourt

    George Fox

  8. Charles Carson

    Charles Carson

    Adm. Penn

  9. Henry Oscar

    Henry Oscar

    Samuel Pepys

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Penn of Pennsylvania
Penn of Pennsylvania

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Original Language English

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