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Adventures of Don Juan (1948)

Adventures of Don Juan





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As fabled Spanish swashbuckler/lover Don Juan, Errol Flynn spends the early portions of this film romancing willing young ladies and dueling with jealous husbands. Spain's Queen Margaret assigns Don Juan to head the royal fencing academy to keep him out of trouble. However, Don Juan ends up saving the day.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: George Oppenheimer, Harry Kurnitz, Herbert Dalmas
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 26, 2007
Warner Bros.


Errol Flynn
as Don Juan de Marana
Viveca Lindfors
as Queen Margaret
Robert Douglas
as Duke de Lorca
Alan Hale
as Leporello
Romney Brent
as King Phillip III
Ann Rutherford
as Donna Elena
Robert Warwick
as Count de Polan
Jerry Austin
as Don Sebastian
Douglas Kennedy
as Don Rodrigo
Jeanne Shepherd
as Donna Carlotta
Jean Shepherd
as Donna Carlotta
Mary Stuart
as Catherine
Helen Westcott
as Lady Diana
Fortunio Bonanova
as Don Serafino
Aubrey Mather
as Lord Chalmers
Raymond Burr
as Capt. Alvarez
Tim Huntley
as Catherine's Husband
David Leonard
as Innkeeper
Leon Belasco
as Don de Cordoba
Monte Blue
as Turnkey
Nora Eddington
as Lady in Coach
G.P. Huntley
as Catherine's Husband
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Critic Reviews for Adventures of Don Juan

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 6, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Though not as exciting as Robin Hood and other Flynn swashbuckling adventures, Vincent Sherman's version still boasts high production values, particularly lush cinematography and art direction, stirring Max Steiner score, and good stuntwork.

Full Review… | June 18, 2007

Audience Reviews for Adventures of Don Juan

Overstuffed preposterousness with Errol just beginning to fray around the edges is still a feast for the eyes. Ultra lush production values with eye popping costumes, baroque set pieces, the ever reliable Warners stock company and of course a sword fight or two.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Amazing sword fight at the end. Only "Don Juan de Marana" can yell,"The sword is not for a traitor (throw sword away). You'll die by the knife!" and then jump down over twenty stair-steps to knock down his opponent and stab him in the chest. Go Errol Flynn!

Errol Flynn takes the easiest role of his career in the cheesy romp Adventures of Don Juan. What makes the film so memorable is the brilliant score by Hollywood's first legendary composer, Max Steiner. Steiner's score takes the average story, average acting, and average directing to a higher level. Adventures of Don Juan is the perfect example of the power of the musical score. It's also Sloth's favorite movie.

Adventures of Don Juan Quotes

Don Juan de Marana: I have loved you since the beginning of time.
Catherine: But you only met me yesterday...
Don Juan de Marana: Why, that was when time began!
– Submitted by Marijn S (3 years ago)
Don Juan de Marana: Like most other men there has always been an imaginary woman in my life. I endow her with all the virtues, I clothe her in perfection. Naturally I search for her in vain. I thought she could never exist except in my mind. Now I find out she does.
– Submitted by Marijn S (3 years ago)
Don Juan de Marana: My dear friend, there's a little bit of Don Juan in every man, and since I am Don Juan, there must be more of it in me!
– Submitted by Stan D (3 years ago)

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