The Spanish Main
The Spanish Main (1945)

RKO Radio's first film in the three-color Technicolor process was the standard-issue swashbuckler The Spanish Main. Paul Henried is his usual stoic self as Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch sea captain shipwrecked on the coast of Cartagena, a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 1, 1945
DVD Release Date: November 6, 2012
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Alberto Abuín

A classic (sub) genre that has betrayals, fight sequences, beloved secondary characters, some comic detail and an impeccable rhythm. [Full review in Spanish]

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

It hardly seems the work of Frank Borzage.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A conventional pirate story that's given a colorful treatment under Frank Borzage's helmsmanship.

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