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Tyrant of the Sea (1950)

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70 min | Adventure, War

In 1803, the only thing standing between Napoleon and his plan of world domination is England and the British Navy. The admiralty, learning that Napoleon has assembled an invasion fleet decides to send out one of its vessels to destroy it ...See moreIn 1803, the only thing standing between Napoleon and his plan of world domination is England and the British Navy. The admiralty, learning that Napoleon has assembled an invasion fleet decides to send out one of its vessels to destroy it the French flagship under cover of fog. Forced out of retirement, ruthless, tyrannical and temperamental Captain William Blake is put in command. He wields his command with sadistic fury until an epidemic of scurvy attacks the crew and, when he refuses to go ashore for needed provision, mutiny and insubordination results...and, then, the French flagship arrives. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
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Robert Libott (original screenplay) | Frank Burt (original screenplay)
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Cinematographer
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Edwin H. Bryant (as Edwin Bryant)
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Updated Feb 22, 1950

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Feb 22, 1950 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Rhys Williams
Capt. William Blake Capt. William Blake   See fewer
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Ron Randell
Lt. Eric Hawkins Lt. Eric Hawkins   See fewer
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Valentine Perkins
Betsy Blake Betsy Blake   See fewer
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Doris Lloyd
Elizabeth Blake Elizabeth Blake   See fewer
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Lester Matthews
Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Sampson Edwards - Sailor Sampson Edwards - Sailor   See fewer
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Terry Kilburn
Dick Savage - Sailor Dick Savage - Sailor   See fewer
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Maurice Marsac
Phillipe Daumer Phillipe Daumer   See fewer
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William Fawcett
Shawn O'Donnell Shawn O'Donnell   See fewer
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Ross Elliott
Mr. Howard Palmer Mr. Howard Palmer   See fewer
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Don C. Harvey
Moriarty (as Don Harvey) Moriarty (as Don Harvey)   See fewer
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James Fairfax
Oliver Sibley Oliver Sibley   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Percy Helton
Crewman (uncredited) Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 14 votes