The Buccaneer

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The Buccaneer ★★ 1958

A swashbuckling version of the adventures of pirate Jean LaFitte and his association with President Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812. Remake of Cecille B. Demeer Mille's 1938 production. 121m/C VHS, DVD . Yul Brynner, Charlton Heston, Claire Bloom, Inger Stevens, Charles Boyer, Henry Hull, E.G. Marshall, Lorne Greene; D: Anthony Quinn; C: Loyal Griggs; M: Elmer Bernstein.