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The Buccaneer (1958)

NR 12/11/1958 (US) AdventureDramaWarHistory 1h 59m

Piercing Drama of La Fitte - Man or Devil ?


During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

  1. Anthony Quinn


  2. Lyle Saxon


  3. Jesse Lasky Jr.


  4. C. Gardner Sullivan


  5. Harold Lamb


  6. Bernice Mosk


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  1. Yul Brynner

    Yul Brynner

    Jean Lafitte

  2. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    Bonnie Brown

  3. Inger Stevens

    Inger Stevens

    Annette Claiborne

  4. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Gen. Andrew Jackson

  5. Charles Boyer

    Charles Boyer

    Dominique You

  6. Henry Hull

    Henry Hull

    Ezra Peavey

  7. Lorne Greene

    Lorne Greene


  8. E.G. Marshall

    E.G. Marshall

    Gov. William Claiborne

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The Buccaneer

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Original Language English

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