John Paul Jones

TitleJohn Paul Jones
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1959
AuthorsFarrow, John
Running Time126 min
Date Released06/1959
DistributorWarner Bros.
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

A biography of Jones, deemed the "Father of the American Navy" due to his work in the American Revolutionary War. Jones, a Scotsman who loathes the British, finds work on the seas as a slaver before briefly settling in British North America. He joins the patriots when war breaks out, serving as a naval ambassador to win France's aid. His success there leads him work for Catherine the Great of Russia.

Cast

Robert Stack

Marisa Pavan

Charles Coburn

Erin O'Brien

Macdonald Carey

Bette Davis

Jean-Pierre Aumont

David Farrar

Peter Cushing

Susana Canales

Georges Rivière

Tom Brannum

Bruce Cabot

Basil Sydney

John Crawford

Credits

Directed by John Farrow

Produced by Samuel Bronston

Written by John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr., and Ben Hecht

Music by Max Steiner

Cinematography by Michel Kelber

Edited by Eda Warren

Genre

Action, Romance, Biography

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