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A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship under his command when he is tracking a German Raider. When the boy is captured after his ship is sunk, he finds a way to slow the German's progress while a lethal hunt for him goes on.

  1. Roy Boulting


  2. Valentine Davies


  3. C. S. Forester


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jeffrey Hunter

    Jeffrey Hunter

    Signalman Andrew 'Canada' Brown

  2. Michael Rennie

    Michael Rennie

    Lt. Richard Saville

  3. Wendy Hiller

    Wendy Hiller

    Lucinda Bentley

  4. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee

    Petty Officer 'Stokes' Wheatley

  5. Victor Maddern

    Victor Maddern

    Signalman Willy Earnshaw

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Sailor of the King
Sailor of the King


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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 11, 1953


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget -

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