Starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, John Carradine, Gilbert Roland and John Qualen, "Captain Kidd" (also known as "Unter schwarzer Flagge", "Kapitän Kidd", "Capitan Kidd") is an Action/Drama/Adventure film directed by Rowland V. Lee, and written by Norman Reilly Raine, released on November 22 of 1945 in the USA.
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Who is the director of "Captain Kidd":
Captain Kidd was directed by Rowland V. Lee, an American director, actor, writer, and producer.
Before making Captain Kidd, Rowland V. Lee had directed The Bridge of San Luis Rey, released in 1944, The Son of Monte Cristo (1940), Tower of London (1939), Son of Frankenstein (1939), Mother Carey's Chickens (1938), and Love from a Stranger (1937).
What was the release date of "Captain Kidd":
Captain Kidd was first released in the United States on Thursday, November 22, 1945.. This was seventy-four (74) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, December 11, 1946 in France and on Wednesday, October 20, 1948 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Captain Kidd":
At the casting of Captain Kidd we find Charles Laughton, previously seen in The Canterville Ghost (1944) and Passport to Destiny (1944); Randolph Scott (China Sky (1945), Follow the Boys (1944)); Barbara Britton (The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944), Wake Island (1942)) [ more... ]
- Reginald Owen and William Farnum, Henry Daniell can be seen in A Woman's Face, released in 1941.
- Reginald Owen and John Carradine, Henry Daniell also appeared together in Reunion in France, released in 1942.
- Randolph Scott and Charles Laughton can both be seen in Island of Lost Souls, released in 1932.
What is the Storyline of "Captain Kidd":
In 1699, William Kidd (Charles Laughton), a ruthless pirate who has recently captured the ship The Twelve Apostles and killed its crew, presents himself at the court of King William III as an honest shipmaster seeking royal backing. With this backing, he recruits a crew from the inmates of Newgate and Marshalsea prisons, promising them a royal pardon at the end of their voyage. Among the new recruits is the quarrelsome, though cultured Adam Mercy (Randolph Scott), whom Kidd makes his new master [...]
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