Drake the Pirate (1935)

U 06/10/1935 (GB) ActionDrama 1h 44m
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Take to the high seas for a heart-stopping tale of riches, war and romance with England's dashing pirate hero!

Overview

Imposing Canadian-born stage actor and playwright Matherson Lang was one of the twentieth century's great Shakespearean players, and became Britain's foremost screen actor during the 1920s; in Drake of England, one of his final films, he takes the title role in Arthur Woods' portrayal of the life and times of the flamboyant piratical adventurer who founded Britain's sea fortunes. From clandestine romance at the court of Elizabeth I to conquests in the newly discovered lands of South America and spectacular victory over the Armada, Drake of England offers a panoramic overview of Drake's life.

  1. Arthur B. Woods

    Director

  2. Clifford Grey

    Writer

  3. Norman Watson

    Writer

  4. Ákos Tolnay

    Writer

  5. Marjorie Deans

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Matheson Lang

    Francis Drake

  2. Jane Baxter

    Jane Baxter

    Elizabeth Sydenham

  3. Athene Seyler

    Athene Seyler

    Queen Elizabeth

  4. Henry Mollison

    Henry Mollison

    John Doughty

  5. Donald Wolfit

    Donald Wolfit

    Thomas Doughty

  6. Ben Webster

    Lord Burghley

  7. George Merritt

    George Merritt

    Tom Moore

  8. Amy Veness

    Amy Veness

    Mother Moore

  9. Sam Livesey

    Sir George Sydenham

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Original Title Drake of England

Status Released

Original Language English

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