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  • The Buccaneer (1958)
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    119 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The Buccaneer (1958)
Approved
119 min | Adventure, Drama, History

During the War of 1812, Louisiana buccaneer Jean Lafitte assists the Americans in defending New Orleans against the attacking British war fleet.
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Director
Writers
Jesse Lasky Jr. (as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.) | Bernice Mosk (as Berenice Mosk) | Jeanie Macpherson (adaptation) | Edwin Justus Mayer (1938 script) & 3 more
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
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Release date
Dec 1, 1958 (United States)

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Cast

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256 cast members
Name Known for
Yul Brynner
Jean Lafitte Jean Lafitte   See fewer
Claire Bloom
Bonnie Brown Bonnie Brown   See fewer
Charles Boyer
Dominique You Dominique You   See fewer
Inger Stevens
Annette Claiborne Annette Claiborne   See fewer
Henry Hull
Ezra Peavey Ezra Peavey   See fewer
E.G. Marshall
Gov. William Claiborne Gov. William Claiborne   See fewer
Charlton Heston
Gen. Andrew Jackson Gen. Andrew Jackson   See fewer
Lorne Greene
Mercier Mercier   See fewer
Ted de Corsia
Capt. Rumbo Capt. Rumbo   See fewer
Douglass Dumbrille
Collector of the Port Collector of the Port   See fewer
Robert F. Simon
Capt. Brown Capt. Brown   See fewer
Sir Lancelot
Scipio Scipio   See fewer
Fran Jeffries
Cariba - Mawbee Girl Cariba - Mawbee Girl   See fewer
John Dierkes
Deacon Deacon   See fewer
Ken Miller
Young Sentry Young Sentry   See fewer
Leslie Bradley
Capt. McWilliams (as Leslie E. Bradley) Capt. McWilliams (as Leslie E. Bradley)   See fewer
Bruce Gordon
Gramby Gramby   See fewer
Barry Kelley
Commodore Patterson Commodore Patterson   See fewer
Robert Warwick
Capt. Lockyer Capt. Lockyer   See fewer
Steven Marlo
Beluche - Stevedore Beluche - Stevedore   See fewer
James Todd
Mr. Whipple Mr. Whipple   See fewer
Onslow Stevens
Phipps - Customs Inspector Phipps - Customs Inspector   See fewer
Theodora Davitt
Marie Claiborne Marie Claiborne   See fewer
Wally Richard
Lt. Shreve Lt. Shreve   See fewer
Iris Adrian
Capt. Brown's Frowsy Wench Capt. Brown's Frowsy Wench   See fewer
James Seay
Creole Militia Officer Creole Militia Officer   See fewer
Stephen Chase
Col. Butler Col. Butler   See fewer
Julia Faye
Dowager at Sale Dowager at Sale   See fewer
Woody Strode
Toro (as Woodrow Strode) Toro (as Woodrow Strode)   See fewer
Paul Newlan
Capt. Flint Capt. Flint   See fewer
Norma Varden
Madame Hilaire Madame Hilaire   See fewer
John Hubbard
Dragoon Capt. Wilkes Dragoon Capt. Wilkes   See fewer
Brad Johnson
Rocket Officer Rocket Officer   See fewer
Harry Shannon
Tom Carruthers - Captain of the Corinthian Tom Carruthers - Captain of the Corinthian   See fewer
Henry Brandon
British Major British Major   See fewer
Billie Lee Hart
Lizzie - Girl at Spinet Lizzie - Girl at Spinet   See fewer
Eric Alden
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
Majel Barrett
Townswoman Townswoman   See fewer
Robert Carson
Militia Major Militia Major   See fewer
Peter Coe
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
Roger Creed
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
Pamela Matthews
Mrs. Mercier (as Pamela Danova) Mrs. Mercier (as Pamela Danova)   See fewer
Rex Dante
Capt. Caldwell Capt. Caldwell   See fewer
Stewart East
City Guard City Guard   See fewer
Mickey Finn
Eric - a Pirate Eric - a Pirate   See fewer
Mimi Gibson
Marjorie Marjorie   See fewer
Leonard Graves
Chighizola Chighizola   See fewer
Raymond Greenleaf
Junior State Senator Junior State Senator   See fewer
Ed Hinton
Second Mate at Barataria (as Edgar Hinton) Second Mate at Barataria (as Edgar Hinton)   See fewer
Judd Holdren
Maj. Reed Maj. Reed   See fewer
Robin Hughes
Lt. Rogers Lt. Rogers   See fewer
Fred Kohler Jr.
First Sergeant First Sergeant   See fewer
Walter Kray
Townsman Townsman   See fewer
Friedrich von Ledebur
Capt. Bart Capt. Bart   See fewer
Donald McLean
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
Phil Marco
Villere Villere   See fewer
Agnes Marc
Townswoman Townswoman   See fewer
Mike Mazurki
Tarsus Tarsus   See fewer
Charles Meredith
Senior Senator Senior Senator   See fewer
Alberto Morin
Maj. Latour Maj. Latour   See fewer
Alix Nagy
Baratarian Woman Baratarian Woman   See fewer
Thayer Roberts
New Orleans Gentleman New Orleans Gentleman   See fewer
Jack Pennick
Yank - Pirate Yank - Pirate   See fewer
Manuel Rojas
Antonio Corona Antonio Corona   See fewer
Countess Elektra Rozanska
Madame Duplessis Madame Duplessis   See fewer
Paul Salata
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
Kurt Stevens
New Orleans Gentleman New Orleans Gentleman   See fewer
Madame Sul-Te-Wan
Good Luck Charm Vendor Good Luck Charm Vendor   See fewer
Ken Terrell
Pirate (as Kenneth Terrell) Pirate (as Kenneth Terrell)   See fewer
Harlan Warde
Naval Aide to Patterson Naval Aide to Patterson   See fewer
Paul Wexler
Horseface Horseface   See fewer
Abdullah Abbas
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Aldrich
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Leon Alton
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
David Armstrong
Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
William Bagdad
Pirate with Lost Hand (uncredited) Pirate with Lost Hand (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Bailey
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Baker
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Vicki Bakken
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Barron
Regular Army Officer (uncredited) Regular Army Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
George Barrows
City Guard Turnkey (uncredited) City Guard Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
John Barton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Batchelor
Townswoman at Victory Ball (uncredited) Townswoman at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Jacqueline Beer
Southern Belle / Baratarian Woman (uncredited) Southern Belle / Baratarian Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Val Benedict
First Mate of the Corinthian (uncredited) First Mate of the Corinthian (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Benoit
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
John Benson
Stevedore (uncredited) Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Bice
Militia Man (uncredited) Militia Man (uncredited)   See fewer
George Blagoi
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmie Booth
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Nina Borget
Buyer / Passenger (uncredited) Buyer / Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Tillie Born
Black Vendor (uncredited) Black Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
Danny Borzage
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Bourne
Dragoon Lieutenant (uncredited) Dragoon Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorothy Elsa Boyar
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jan Bradley
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Bradley
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
George Bruggeman
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Florine Carlan
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Carson
City Guard (uncredited) City Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Lane Chandler
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Chefe
Monsieur Lesaint (uncredited) Monsieur Lesaint (uncredited)   See fewer
Beulah Christian
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Cirillo
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Milt Collins
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Pat Comiskey
Stormy (uncredited) Stormy (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Harris Conte
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Gene Coogan
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Myron Cook
Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Cordell
Wagon Driver (uncredited) Wagon Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas Cowan
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Cristo
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart W. Culp
Jackson Officer (uncredited) Jackson Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Mason Curry
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Daly
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean De Briac
Monsieur Hillaire (uncredited) Monsieur Hillaire (uncredited)   See fewer
Carolyn De Fonseca
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
John Deauville
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMille - Prologue (uncredited) Cecil B. DeMille - Prologue (uncredited)   See fewer
Diana Destine
Southern Belle at Victory Ball (uncredited) Southern Belle at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Dime
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Allan Douglas
Townsman / Buyer (uncredited) Townsman / Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
Arthur Dulac
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Erwin
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
Douglas Evans
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Franklyn Farnum
Dance Extra at Ball (uncredited) Dance Extra at Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Maude Fealy
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Aluísio Ferreira
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Duke Fishman
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Bess Flowers
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
George Ford
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
William Forrest
Col. Dale (uncredited) Col. Dale (uncredited)   See fewer
Eddie Frazer
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Raoul Freeman
Jackson Officer (uncredited) Jackson Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jacques Gallo
Baratarian Man (uncredited) Baratarian Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Howard Gardiner
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Slim Gaut
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Al Gayle
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Giovanni
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
John Giovanni
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Gray
Stevedore (uncredited) Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Hagney
Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Hamilton
Kentuckian (uncredited) Kentuckian (uncredited)   See fewer
Ty Hardin
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Beth Hartman
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Heard
Bosun Mate (uncredited) Bosun Mate (uncredited)   See fewer
Len Hendry
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Hennesy
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Lars Hensen
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Rex Hill
Boy with Watermelon (uncredited) Boy with Watermelon (uncredited)   See fewer
George Hoagland
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Holmes
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmie Horan
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
George Huggins
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
William Hunter
Pirate with Gun (uncredited) Pirate with Gun (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Jacoby
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Allen Jaffe
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Loren Janes
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
June Jocelyn
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Phyllis Johannes
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Johnstone
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Harvey Karels
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Kelsey
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenner G. Kemp
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Kenny
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Kent
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Kipling
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucille Knox
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Ethan Laidlaw
Soldier who Calls Jackson 'Old Hawk Face' (uncredited) Soldier who Calls Jackson 'Old Hawk Face' (uncredited)   See fewer
Cherokee Landrum
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Gil Lasky
Frontiersman (uncredited) Frontiersman (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Leyva
Soldier / Pirate / Spanish Vendor (uncredited) Soldier / Pirate / Spanish Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
Alyn Lockwood
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Locke Lorraine
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerry Lucas
First Mate at Barataria (uncredited) First Mate at Barataria (uncredited)   See fewer
Emmett Lynn
Frontiersman (uncredited) Frontiersman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ben Mantz
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Irwin Marcus
Baratarian Boy Swimmer (uncredited) Baratarian Boy Swimmer (uncredited)   See fewer
Monty Margetts
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph Marievsky
French Vendor (uncredited) French Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Martin
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
Margarita Martín
Baratarian Woman (uncredited) Baratarian Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Sondra Mateski
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Gay McEldowney
Townswoman at Victory Ball / Baratarian Woman (uncredited) Townswoman at Victory Ball / Baratarian Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward McNally
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
William Meader
Soldier / Townsman (uncredited) Soldier / Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Megowan
Pirate with Axe (uncredited) Pirate with Axe (uncredited)   See fewer
Sid Melton
Kentuckian (uncredited) Kentuckian (uncredited)   See fewer
Allia Miller
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Mitchell
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Carter Mullally Jr.
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt Murphy
Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Allan Nixon
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Karine Nordman
Southern Belle / Customer (uncredited) Southern Belle / Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
Ron Nyman
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Simon Oakland
British Soldier at port (uncredited) British Soldier at port (uncredited)   See fewer
Gilda Oliva
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Paige
Worried Soldier (uncredited) Worried Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Allyn Parsons
Model (uncredited) Model (uncredited)   See fewer
Manuel París
Gentleman (uncredited) Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Pawl
Kentuckian (uncredited) Kentuckian (uncredited)   See fewer
Gil Perkins
Stevedore (uncredited) Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
Preston Peterson
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Pierce
Townsman at Victory Ball (uncredited) Townsman at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Murray Pollack
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Quirk
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
William Remick
Man with Statue (uncredited) Man with Statue (uncredited)   See fewer
Ric Roman
Tim - Pirate (uncredited) Tim - Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Victor Romito
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
June Rose Ross
Townswoman / Southern Belle (uncredited) Townswoman / Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Ross
Bearded Pirate (uncredited) Bearded Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Roux
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Cosmo Sardo
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl Saxe
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeffrey Sayre
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Shea
Stevedore (uncredited) Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
Court Shepard
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Dori Simmons
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Elizabeth Slifer
Madame Lesaint (uncredited) Madame Lesaint (uncredited)   See fewer
Cap Somers
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronnie Sorensen
Baratarian Boy Swimmer (uncredited) Baratarian Boy Swimmer (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Spiker
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Adele St. Maur
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Stevans
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Emilie Stevens
Townswoman / Customer at Market (uncredited) Townswoman / Customer at Market (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Storey
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Robert Strong
Militia Officer (uncredited) Militia Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerry Summers
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
Harriette Tarler
Southern Belle (uncredited) Southern Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Tellegen
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Maxie Thrower
Servant (uncredited) Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
Max Trumpower
Purser (uncredited) Purser (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Victor
Dispatch Officer (uncredited) Dispatch Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Max Wagner
City Guard Turnkey (uncredited) City Guard Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Watkins
Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
George W. Watkins
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Amanda Webb
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Blackie Whiteford
Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Josephine Whittell
Dowager at Sale (uncredited) Dowager at Sale (uncredited)   See fewer
Luree Wiese
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Williams
Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited) Musician at Victory Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Wilson
Pirate with Eye Patch (uncredited) Pirate with Eye Patch (uncredited)   See fewer
Doris Wiss
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Lydia Wolf
Townswoman / Southern Belle at Victory Ball / Baratarian Pirate (uncredited) Townswoman / Southern Belle at Victory Ball / Baratarian Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph Wylot
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Roque Ybarra
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Choctaw Indian (uncredited) Choctaw Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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