The Buccaneer

  • Directed By: Anthony Quinn

Synopsis: 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.

Claire Bloom

Bonnie Brown

Inger Stevens

Annette Claiborne

Charlton Heston

Gen. Andrew Jackson

Charles Boyer

Dominique You

Henry Hull

Ezra Peavey

Lorne Greene


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Writers: Harold Lamb, Jesse Lasky Jr., C. Gardner Sullivan, Bernice Mosk
Meta Score: Coming Soon
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Studio: Paramount
Release Date: Dec 10th, 1958
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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