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Sailor of the King(Movie, 1953)

NR
| 1h 23min | Genres: Action, Drama, War
Sailor of the KingRating: 3.2/5 (with 22 votes)
Single-Handed is a 1953 war film based on the 1929 novel Brown on Resolution by C. S. Forester. Set largely in the Pacific, Jeffrey Hunter stars as a Canadian sailor serving on a British warship who battles single-handedly to delay a German World War II warship long enough for the Royal Navy to bring it to battle. The film was released in the United States as Sailor of the King. It was filmed in the Mediterranean. ()
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About Sailor of the King

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.


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Additional Information

Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Shot in: Malta
Plays in: England
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 3 languages: English (EN), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/11/1953
Director: Roy Boulting
Producer: Frank McCarthy
Screenwriter: C. S. Forester
Director of Photography: Gilbert Taylor
Composer: Clifton Parker
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Single-Handed"
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:119312, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/29/2021