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A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)

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103 min | Adventure, Drama

In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.
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Stanley Mann (screenplay) | Ronald Harwood (screenplay) | Denis Cannan (screenplay) (as Dennis Cannan) | Richard Hughes (from the novel by)
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Updated May 26, 1965

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May 26, 1965 (United States)

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Anthony Quinn
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Dennis Price
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Nigel Davenport
Frederick Thornton Frederick Thornton   See fewer
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Isabel Dean
Alice Thornton Alice Thornton   See fewer
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Kenneth J. Warren
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Ben Carruthers
Alberto (as Benito Carruthers) Alberto (as Benito Carruthers)   See fewer
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Gert Fröbe
Dutch Captain (as Gert Frobe) Dutch Captain (as Gert Frobe)   See fewer
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Brian Phelan
Curtis Curtis   See fewer
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Charles Laurence
Tallyman Tallyman   See fewer
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Charles Hyatt
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
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Dan Jackson
Pirate Pirate   See fewer
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Viviane Ventura
Margaret Fernandez Margaret Fernandez   See fewer
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Deborah Baxter
Emily Thornton Emily Thornton   See fewer
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Roberta Tovey
Rachel Thornton Rachel Thornton   See fewer
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Martin Amis
John Thornton John Thornton   See fewer
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Jeffrey Chandler
Edward Thornton Edward Thornton   See fewer
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Karen Flack
Laura Thornton Laura Thornton   See fewer
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Henry Beltran
Harry Fernandez Harry Fernandez   See fewer
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Philip Madoc
Guardia Civile (as Phillip Madoc) Guardia Civile (as Phillip Madoc)   See fewer
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Elsie Benjamin Barsoe
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Bennett
Mamie (uncredited) Mamie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maude Fuller
Josephina (uncredited) Josephina (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Richardson
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marion Ward
Mrs. Fernandez (uncredited) Mrs. Fernandez (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,689 votes