The Captain's Paradise
The Captain's Paradise (1953)

In this bright British comedy, we meet Capt. Henry St. James (Alec Guinness) as he stands before a firing squad and then learn of the curious chain of events that brought him to his fate. Henry is a ship's captain ferrying a steamer… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 5, 2003
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Emanuel Levy
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Starring Alec Guinness, this mildly entertaining British comedy was nominated for the Motion Picture Story Oscar.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Disappointing lighthearted one-note sexual farce about a bigamist

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Lacks something of the charm of the Ealing films -- though it's hard to pinpoint why -- it's an all-too-often-overlooked Guinness film that deserves rediscovery

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jay nixon
Cute comedy, Guinness is smooth as always, Yvonne DeCarlo besides being stunning proves herself adroit at comedy.
Walter M.
"The Captain's Paradise" starts with Henry St. James(Alec Guinness) calmly asking the firing squad to please hurry up as he has other places to… More