• The Buccaneer (1958)

The Buccaneer

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

During the War of 1812, New Orleans is the target of a major British offensive. General Andrew Jackson (Charlton Heston) feels they should ask for help from Jean Lafitte (Yul Brynner), a pirate who occupies a strategic island near New Orleans. The Louisiana governor, William Claiborne (E.G. Marshall), agrees, despite his distaste for Lafitte. Those close to Lafitte feel he should side with the British, but Lafitte becomes love-struck by Clairborne's daughter, Annette (Inger Stevens).

Cast: Yul Brynner, Charlton Heston, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, Inger Stevens, Henry Hull, E.G. Marshall, Lorne Greene

Director: Anthony Quinn

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Rescue, Underdog, Daughter, Spirited

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