John Paul Jones (1959)

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This expansive spectacle chronicles the adventures and life of the title 18th century naval hero who played a key role in the Revolutionary War. Ironically, at the time, his contributions were not always appreciated by the beleaguered new US government. After the war, the Congress shows their displeasure with Jones' constant badgering about maintaining a powerful navy by sending him to Russia to assist Catherine the Great (Bette Davis in a brief but arresting cameo). The courageous Jones (Robert … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Jesse Lasky, John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr.
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On DVD: Jul 24, 2012
Runtime:
Warner Bros.

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Cast


as John Paul Jones

as Aimee de Tellison

as Empress Catherine th...

as Dorothea Danders

as Benjamin Franklin

as Patrick Henry

as King Louis XVI

as John Wilkes

as Capt. Pearson

as Marie Antoinette

as Russian Chamberlain

as Peter Wooley

as Gunner Lowrie

as Sir William Young

as George Washington

as French Chamberlain

as Esek Hopkins

as Lt. Richard Dale

as Lt. Simpson

as Arthur Lee

as Mr. Danders

as Lt. Wallingford

as King George III

as Red Cherry

as Villager #1

as John Younger

as British Captain

as John Adams

as Ringleader

as Franklin's Secretary

as John Hancock

as English Officer

as Capt. Saltonstall

as Joseph Hewes

as Steward

as Lt. Landais

as Sentry

as Duncan MacBean
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Full Review… | June 17, 2008
Variety
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Dramatically stiff but visually pleasing costume historical drama on American Revolutionary naval hero John Paul Jones.

Full Review… | July 9, 2012
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