Captain Kidd

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Captain Kidd

Adventure on the high seas!

19451 h 30 min
Overview

The unhistorical adventures of pirate Captain Kidd revolve around treasure and treachery. In 1699, William Kidd (Charles Laughton), a pirate who has recently captured the ship The Twelve Apostles and killed its crew, presents himself at the court of King William III (Henry Daniell) 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 gunner because of his claimed prior service with a famous pirate.

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Title Captain Kidd
Tagline Adventure on the high seas!
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Director Rowland V. Lee
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Runtime 1 h 30 min
Release Date 22 November 1945
IMDb Id tt0037576
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Movie Media DVD
Movie Status Available
Movie Rating Not rated
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