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Buccaneer

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  Buccaneer Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
5.50 /10
 
Starring
Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff
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Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille (pictured)
Written by: Jeanie Macpherson, Edwin Justus Mayer, Harold Lamb, C. Gardner Sullivan

 
 
 
Released: 1937
   
Genre: ACTION
SWASHBUCKLER
ADVENTURE
COSTUME
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 125
 
 


 

Cecil B. de Mille's rum tale of piracy on the high seas, circa 1812.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Rollicking fun, with loads of colour and movement, expertly photographed by Victor Milner (who won an Oscar nomination). For once in this Hollywood era, the English are the baddies, which means that Fredric March as the hero puts on a hilariously unconvincing French accent.

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