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The Devil's Disciple (1959)

The Devil's Disciple





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Story of resistance to British rule in colonial America. This film version of the George Bernard Shaw play draws less from the Irish born playwright satirical jabs at the British and leans more towards the heroic action of the protagonists against the Crown. Lawrence Olivier plays the British General Burgoyne as he opposes colonists Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John Dighton, Roland Kibbee
On DVD: Dec 1, 1992
United Artists


Laurence Olivier
as Gen. John Burgoyne
Burt Lancaster
as The Rev. Anthony And...
Kirk Douglas
as Dick Dudgeon
Janette Scott
as Judith Anderson
Eva Le Gallienne
as Mrs. Dudgeon
George Rose
as Sergeant
Basil Sydney
as Lawyer Hawkins
Neil McCallum
as Christopher Dudgeon
Mervyn Johns
as Rev. Maindeck Parsho...
David Horne
as William
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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It's a work that the author disliked so much, he dismissed it.

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