Captain Caution
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Captain Caution
Set during the war of 1812, Hal Roach's Captain Caution is an unusual swashbuckler in that the "hero" is actually the heroine. Louise Platt plays Corunna, the daughter of Captain Dorman (Robert Barrat), skipper of the American vessel The Olive Branch. When Dorman is killed in battle, Corunna courageously assumes command of the ship, with the help of muscular first mate Dan Marvin (Victor Mature). While trying to bring a valuable cargo to America, the Olive Branch is captured a number of times by the British, but on each occasion Corunna and Marvin manage to wriggle free and carry… More

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"Hal Roach's historical swasbuckling adventure, which features a strong woman as its hero, was nominated for the Best Sound Oscar."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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