All the Brothers Were Valiant

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Previously adapted to film in 1923, Ben Ames Williams' rousing sea adventure All the Brothers Were Valiant was given the prestige MGM treatment in 1953. Robert Taylor and Stewart Granger star as seafaring siblings Joel and Mark Shore. When Mark disappears during a whaling expedition, Joel and his wife Priscilla Holt (Ann Blyth) set sail in search of his missing brother. They discover to their chagrin that Mark has become a conscienceless reprobate, a disgrace to his family. Not only does Mark make a play for Priscilla, but he foments a mutiny on board Joel's ship so that he may commandeer the vessel and embark on a search for a valuable bed of pearls. Eventually, one of the brothers comes to a literally sticky demise, with Priscilla looking on in wide-mouthed horror. Cast as Priscilla's father is that grand old trouper Lewis Stone, in his final film role.

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Cast

Robert Taylor
as Joel Shore
Stewart Granger
as Mark Shore
Ann Blyth
as Priscilla 'Pris' Holt
Betta St John
as Native Girl
Lewis Stone
as Capt. Holt
Robert Burton
as Asa Worthen
Peter Whitney
as James Finch
John Lupton
as Dick Morrell
James Bell
as Aaron Burnham
Leo Gordon
as Peter How
Frank de Kova
as Stevenson
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  • A passably enjoyable romantic adventure about whalers, starring Robert Taylor and Stewart Granger.

    Jul 26, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

    Emanuel Levy

    Variety
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