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Sailor of the King

Sailor of the King(1953)

Also Known As: Able Seaman Brown | C. S. Forester's Sailor of the King | Single-Handed |

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Brief Synopsis

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.

Cast & Crew

Roy Boulting Director
Jeffrey Hunter Andrew Brown
Michael Rennie Capt. Richard Saville
Wendy Hiller Lucinda Bentley
Bernard Lee Wheatley
Peter Van Eyck Kapitan Ludvic Von Falk
Victor Maddern Earnshaw
John Horsley Commander Willis
Patrick Barr Capt. Tom Ashley
Robin Bailey Lt. Stafford
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in England: 11 Jun 1953; American premiere in Richmond, VA: 25 Jul 1953; Los Angeles opening: 28 Aug 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  UCLA has 35mm R-FB0000061259, M19320; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  7,323    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Sailor of the King & No Man Is an Island

    Kevin 2014-02-07

    To great Jeffrey Hunter movies that I remember seeing with my late Pop, a WW2 ETO Vet. Please show them. Thanks. MORE>

  • Great Entertainment

    Keith 2013-06-27

    I remember how excited my father was back in the 1950s when he read in the paper that this movie was being presented on television. It was a very memorable... MORE>

  • SAILOR OF THE KING

    PAT REARDON 2013-03-02

    PLEASE SHOW THIS FILM ON TCM MORE>