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Abbott, Bud

William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) was an American actor, producer and comedian. He is best remembered as the straight man of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Lou Costello.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Abbott/Costello Cpt. Kidd [Movie] Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd is a 1952 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, along with Charles Laughton, who reprised his role as the infamous pirate from the 1945 film Captain Kidd.

Oliver "Puddin' Head" Johnson (Lou Costello) and Rocky Stonebridge (Bud Abbott) are on their way to Death's Head Tavern, where they work. They encounter Lady Jane (Fran Warren), who asks them to bring a love note to the tavern singer, Bruce Martingale (Bill Shirley).

At the tavern, the notorious Captain Kidd (Charles Laughton) is dining with Captain Bonney (Hillary Brooke), a female pirate. She accuses Kidd of raiding ships in her territory and is asking for restitution. Kidd informs Bonney that he has hidden the amassed treasure on Skull Island, and that only he has the map to its exact location. He agrees to take her, with her ship in tow, to the island so that she can receive her share. During the discussion, Oliver happens to be waiting on them, and inadvertently switches the map for the love note that he was carrying. Rocky discovers the mistake and goes to Captain Kidd, demanding a share of the treasure and a place on the voyage in exchange for the map. Kidd ostensibly agrees, but intends to kill Oliver and Rocky once he gets the map.

The voyage begins (with the addition of Bruce, who has been shanghaied), and Kidd unsuccessfully attempts to regain the map throughout the entire voyage. (Meanwhile, Bonney mistakenly believes that Oliver wrote the love note and has now fallen for him—further complicating the whole situation). During the voyage, Kidd raids another ship, which happens to have Lady Jane on board, and she is kidnapped.

The two ships finally arrive at Skull Island; Oliver and Rocky begin to dig up the treasure, when Kidd arrogantly declares his plans to dispose of them along with Captain Bonney. They alert Bonney to Kidd's true intentions, and her crew attacks. The treasure is recovered, and Bonney's crew wins the fight, with Kidd becoming her prisoner.

Abbott And Costello Meet Captain Kidd

 

 

 

Allyson, June

June Allison had her heydey in mostly comedies and musicals.

FILMS THIS ACTRESS HAS PLAYED IN:

3 Musketeers / Gene Kelly [Movie]: The Three Musketeers (1948) is a Technicolor adventure film adaptation of the classic novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père. It starred Gene Kelly and Lana Turner and also co-starred Van Heflin, June Allyson, Vincent Price and Angela Lansbury

The Three Musketeers

 

 

 

Ameche, Don
Don Ameche (May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an Academy Award winning American actor. Don Ameche has been acting for years, but he tried his hand at being a Swashbuckler in his early days. Also, Don has a pretty good role as an older man in "Trading Places," along side Eddie Murphy.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

3 Musketeers / Ameche [Movie]

Three Musketeers (1939) [VHS]

 

 

 

Bergin, Patrick

Patrick Connolly Bergin (born February 4, 1951) in Carlow is an Irish actor. He is perhaps best known internationally for playing the menacing husband of Julia Roberts' character in the thriller Sleeping with the Enemy. Bergin also appeared as Robin Hood in a 1991 TV movie. He recently played the role of psychotic Provisional Irish Republican Army gunman in Johnny Was, opposite Vinnie Jones and Roger Daltrey.

Bergin was born in Dublin. He took the name "James" at confirmation. Bergin stands 6'3" (1.91 m), and was formerly a mathematics teacher. In 1992, Bergin married Paula Frazier, a British woman of Afro-Caribbean descent. They were married in Carapichaima, Trinidad and Tobago.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood / Bergin [Movie]: Robin Hood is a 1991 film starring Patrick Bergin and Uma Thurman. In the US, the film appeared as a TV movie on the Fox network, the first made for television movie by the network. It was released in theaters in several countries, in Europe and Japan. Another film using the well-known Robin Hood story was released theatrically the same year. The film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, was a Hollywood blockbuster with a much bigger budget and high-profile stars such as Kevin Costner. There was also an animated film with the same name released in 1991 on television.

Robin Hood

Treasure Island: Treasure Island is a 1999 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island. It was directed by Peter Rowe, and starred Kevin Zegers as Jim Hawkins and Jack Palance as Long John Silver in his final film appearance. The film was shot in various locations on the Isle of Man, and distributed by Columbia TriStar and Fries Film Group. The narrative diverges from that of the novel in that Captain Smollett convinces Squire Trelawney and Doctor Livesey to cut Jim out of his rightful share of the treasure; Jim then teams up with Silver, Smollett, Trelawney and Livesey are killed, and Jim and Silver escape with the treasure.

St Patrick: The Irish Legend

 

 

 

Bloom, Orlando

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and starting in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy of films, and subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood films, including Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven. He appeared in the ensemble film New York, I Love You, and will have roles in Sympathy for Delicious and Main Street. Bloom made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre, St. Martin's Lane, which ended its run on 15 September 2007. On 12 October 2009 Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Lord of the Rings [Movie]: As Legolas

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (1954–1955). Set in Middle-earth, the story tells of the Dark Lord Sauron, who is seeking the One Ring. The Ring has found its way to the young hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood). The fate of Middle-earth hangs in the balance as Frodo and eight companions form the Fellowship of the Ring, and begin their journey to Mount Doom in the land of Mordor: the only place where the Ring can be destroyed.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 fantasy-adventure film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the second film in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy that was preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and concluded with The Return of the King (2003).

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 fantasy-adventure film directed by Peter Jackson that is based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the concluding film in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, following The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2002).

Legolas (played by Orlando Bloom in The Lord of the Rings) is a character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, featured in The Lord of the Rings. He is an Elf from the Woodland Realm and one of nine members of the Fellowship of the Ring.

 

Kingdom of Heaven [Movie]: as Balian of Ibelin

Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 film directed by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Marton Csokas, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McKidd, Alexander Siddig, Ghassan Massoud, Edward Norton, Jon Finch, Michael Sheen and Liam Neeson.

The story is set during the Crusades of the 12th century. A French village blacksmith goes to aid the city of Jerusalem in its defense against the Muslim leader Saladin, who is battling to reclaim the city from the Christians. The film script is a heavily fictionalized portrayal of Balian of Ibelin.

Most filming took place in Ouarzazate in Morocco, where Scott had filmed Gladiator and Black Hawk Down. A replica of the ancient city of Jerusalem was constructed in the desert. Filming also took place in Spain, at the Loarre Castle, Segovia, Ávila, Palma del Río and Casa de Pilatos in Sevilla.

Balian of Ibelin [played by Orlando Blood] (early 1140s—1193) was an important noble in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem in the 12th century.

 

Pirates of the Caribbean [Movie] As Will Turner

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 action-adventure fantasy film, based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. The story follows blacksmith Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) as they rescue the kidnapped Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) from the cursed crew of the Black Pearl, captained by Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush). The film was directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and became the first Walt Disney Pictures film to earn a PG-13 rating by the MPAA (all previous WDP releases were rated G or PG). The world premiere was held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, on June 28, 2003. The Curse of the Black Pearl was an unexpected success, with positive reviews and grossing over $653 million worldwide. The film became the first in a series, with two back-to-back sequels, Dead Man's Chest and At World's End, released in 2006 and 2007. There is an upcoming sequel, On Stranger Tides, set for release in 2011. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Depp.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is a 2006 American action-adventure fantasy film of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, the sequel to the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The film was directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. The film received 4 Academy Award nominations for Best Art Direction, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and won the Academy Award for Visual Effects.

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 action-adventure fantasy film, the third film in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. The plot follows Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and the crew of the Black Pearl rescuing Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), from Davy Jones's Locker, and then preparing to fight the East India Trading Company, led by Cutler Beckett (Tom Hollander) and Davy Jones (Bill Nighy), who plan to extinguish piracy. Gore Verbinski directed the film, as he did with the previous two. It was shot in two shoots during 2005 and 2006, the former simultaneously with the preceding film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.

William "Will" Turner, Jr. is a fictional character and a main protagonist in the Pirates of the Caribbean film trilogy. He is played by Orlando Bloom (and as a child by Dylan Smith in a flashback scene). Will is a blacksmith's apprentice working in Port Royal. He is secretly in love with the governor's daughter, Elizabeth Swann, although he occupies a lower social class than she. Will is an exceptional swordsman, although he lacks actual combat experience. Although mild mannered, Will is brave, as seen when he confronts Captain Jack Sparrow in a sword fight and by his response to Barbossa's attack on Port Royal. He is loyal to those he cares about and would risk everything to protect them, especially Elizabeth. This trait is seen throughout the films as Will's character develops more by his reaction to unforeseen circumstances rather than his personal ambition or deliberate choices. Most likely he would have continued plying his trade, never presuming to rise above his current station, pining for the woman he believes he can never have. At his best, Will is clever, heroic, and courageous and never shirks responsibility or leaves an obligation unfulfilled. He can also be preoccupied and brooding and, early on, demonstrated rather simplistic and naïve views, although his character gradually matures and deepens into a more complex and wordly man as the films progress.

Will Turner Caribbean.jpg Orlando as Will Turner

 

Troy / Brad Pitt [Movie] as Paris

Troy is a 2004 epic/action film concerning the Trojan War. It is loosely based on Homer's Iliad, besides material from Virgil's Aeneid and other sources of the Epic Cycle. The film's actors include Brad Pitt as Achilles, Eric Bana as Hector, Orlando Bloom as Paris, Diane Kruger as Helen, Brian Cox as Agamemnon, Sean Bean as Odysseus, Rose Byrne as Briseis, Garrett Hedlund as Patroclus, Peter O'Toole as Priam, Brendan Gleeson as Menelaus, and Tyler Mane as Ajax. Troy was directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by David Benioff. It received an Oscar nomination for its costume design.

Paris [played by Orlando] (also known as Alexander or Alexandros, c.f. Alaksandu of Wilusa), the son of Priam, king of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends. Probably the best-known was his elopement with Helen, queen of Sparta, this being one of the immediate causes of the Trojan War. Later in the war, he fatally wounds Achilles in the heel with an arrow, as foretold by Achilles's mother, Thetis.

 

 

 

Brenner, Yul

Yul Brynner (July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985) was a Russian-born actor of stage and film, best known for his portrayal of Mongkut, king of Siam, in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical The King and I on both stage and screen, as well as Rameses II in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille film The Ten Commandments and Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven. Brynner was noted for his deep, rich voice and for his shaven head, which he maintained as a personal trademark after adopting it for his role in The King and I. He was also a photographer and the author of two books.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Ten Commandments [Movie] as Pharaoh Rameses II

The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American motion picture that dramatized the biblical story of Moses, an adopted Egyptian prince-turned deliverer of the Hebrew slaves. It was released by Paramount Pictures in VistaVision on October 5, 1956. It was directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starred Charlton Heston in the lead role. Co-stars included Yul Brynner as his adoptive brother, Pharaoh Rameses II, Anne Baxter as Nefertiri, John Derek as Joshua, Edward G. Robinson as Dathan, Yvonne De Carlo as Sephora, Cedric Hardwicke as Pharaoh Seti I, Vincent Price as Baka, and John Carradine as Aaron.

Ramesses II [played by Brenner] (also known as Ramesses the Great and alternatively transcribed as Ramses; also known as Ozymandias in the Greek sources, from a transliteration into Greek of a part of Ramesses' throne name, User-maat-re Setep-en-re) was the third Egyptian pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty. He is often regarded as Egypt's greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh. His successors and later Egyptians called him the "Great Ancestor". He was born around 1303 BC and at age fourteen, Ramesses was appointed Prince Regent by his father Seti I. He is believed to have taken the throne in his early 20s and to have ruled Egypt from 1279 BC to 1213 BC for a total of 66 years and 2 months, according to Manetho.

 

Taras Bulba  [Movie]

Taras Bulba is a 1962 film loosely based on Nikolai Gogol's short novel, Taras Bulba, starring Yul Brynner in the title role, and Tony Curtis as his son, Andrei, leaders of a Cossack clan on the Ukrainian steppes. The film was directed by J. Lee Thompson. The story line of the film is considerably different from that of Gogol's novel, but is closer to the Russian 1842 edition than the original Ukrainian version (1832). Its most famous line has Taras Bulba saying "Put your faith in your sword, and your sword in a Pole."

 

Buccaneer [Movie] as Jean Lafitte the Pirate

The Buccaneer is a 1958 film, made by Paramount Pictures and shot in Technicolor and VistaVision. It takes place during the War of 1812, and tells a heavily fictionalized version of how the pirate Jean Lafitte helped in the Battle of New Orleans and how he had to choose between fighting for America or for the side most likely to win, Great Britain.

The film is a remake of the 1938 film of the same name which starred Fredric March and Akim Tamiroff. The 1938 version was produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, but he was seriously ill by the time the 1958 version was made, so he was only the executive producer on that version, leaving his then son-in-law, Anthony Quinn, to direct. It was the only film that Quinn ever directed. Henry Wilcoxon, DeMille's long-time friend, who made frequent appearances in his films, was the actual producer, and DeMille did not receive screen credit, though students of his films would probably say that his touch is obvious throughout the film. Nevertheless, DeMille was unhappy with the film and tried unsuccessfully to improve it; critical response was generally unfavorable, despite some impressive battle scenes.

The 1958 film stars Yul Brynner as Lafitte, Charles Boyer in the Akim Tamiroff role and Claire Bloom. Charlton Heston plays a supporting role as Andrew Jackson. It was the second time that Heston had played Jackson, having portrayed him earlier in the film The President's Lady. Also featured in the cast are Inger Stevens, Henry Hull, E.G. Marshall, Lorne Greene, Ted de Corsia, Ed Hinton, and Douglass Dumbrille.

Jean Lafitte [played by Brenner] (ca. 1776 – ca. 1823) was a pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th century. He and his elder brother, Pierre, spelled their last name Laffite, but English-language documents of the time used "Lafitte," and this is the commonly seen spelling in the United States, including for places named for him.

Lafitte is believed to have been born either in France or the French colony of Saint-Domingue. By 1805, he operated a warehouse in New Orleans to help disperse the goods smuggled by his brother Pierre Lafitte. After the United States government passed the Embargo Act of 1807, the Lafittes moved their operations to an island in Barataria Bay. By 1810, their new port was very successful; the Lafittes pursued a successful smuggling operation and also started to engage in piracy.

Though Lafitte tried to warn of a British attack, the American authorities invaded Barataria in 1814 and captured most of Lafitte's fleet. In return for a pardon, Lafitte helped General Andrew Jackson defend New Orleans against the British in 1815. The Lafittes then became spies for the Spanish and moved to Galveston Island where they developed the colony there.

Lafitte continued pirating around Central American ports until he died trying to capture Spanish vessels in 1823. Speculation around his death and life continue amongst historians.

 

Solomon & Sheba as Solomon

Solomon and Sheba is a 1959 Biblical epic film made by Edward Small Productions and distributed by United Artists. The film stars Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders and Marisa Pavan, with David Farrar, Harry Andrews, Jack Gwillim, Laurence Naismith, William Devlin, Jean Anderson and Finlay Currie. It was directed by King Vidor and produced by Ted Richmond and Tyrone Power from a screenplay by Anthony Veiller, Paul Dudley and George Bruce, based on a story by Crane Wilbur. The music score was by Mario Nascimbene with some additional cues by Malcolm Arnold, the cinematography by Freddie Young. The film was shot in Technirama.

 

 

 

 

 

Brooks, Mel

Melvin "Mel" Kaminsky (born June 28, 1926),[1] better known by his stage name Mel Brooks, is an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor, and producer. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony award. Three of his films ranked in the Top 20 on the American Film Institute's list of the Top 100 comedy films of all-time: Blazing Saddles, The Producers and Young Frankenstein.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood: Men in Tights [Movie]

Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 comedy of the story of Robin Hood. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, and Dave Chappelle. The film includes frequent comedic references to previous Robin Hood films (most particularly Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, upon which the plot is loosely structured, Disney's Robin Hood, and The Adventures of Robin Hood) and real-life subjects.

 

 

 

Burton, Richard

Richard Burton, (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award (without success) and was at one time the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. He remains closely associated in the public consciousness with his second wife, actress Elizabeth Taylor; the couple's turbulent relationship was rarely out of the news.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Robe [Movie] as Marcellus Gallio

The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable for being the first film released in the widescreen process CinemaScope.

It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Frank Ross. The screenplay was adapted by Gina Kaus, Albert Maltz, and Philip Dunne from the Lloyd C. Douglas novel. The music score was composed by Alfred Newman and the cinematography was by Leon Shamroy.

It stars Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature and Michael Rennie, with Dean Jagger, Jay Robinson, Richard Boone, and Jeff Morrow.

The Robe had one sequel, Demetrius and the Gladiators.

Alexandre the Great [Movie]

Cleoparta [Movie]

Taming of the Shrew [Movie]

Now Barabbas (1949)

 

 

Carlo, Yvonne de

Better known as Lilly Munster, in the 1960's television series, Yvonne de Carlo, however, gives a good performance as a Bucanner's Girl! 

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Bucanner's Girl

Buccaneer's Girl 1950 11x17 Mini MOVIE POSTER

 

 

 

Chamberlain, Richard

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Three Musketeers [Movie]

Four Musketeers [Movie]

Return of the Musketeers [Movie]

Count of Monte Cristo [Movie]

Literary Masterpieces: The Count of Monte Cristo [VHS]

Shogun [Movie]

 

 

 

Chandler, Jeff
Old-time movie Swashbuckler.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Yankee Pasha [Movie]

Yankee Pasha

 

Chong, Tommy

Old druggy actor Tommy Chong (along with his partner Cheech Marin) try the Swashbuckling game as well.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Corsican Brothers [Movie]

Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers

Yellowbeard the Pirate [Movie]

 

 

Coleman, Ronald

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Tale of Two Cities [Movie]

Prisoner of Zenda [Movie]

Prisoner of Zenda (1937) [VHS]

 

Connery, Sean

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

First Knight [Movie]

Robin Hood: Prince of Theives [Movie]

 

Coote, Robert
Robert was a character-actor in the early days of Swashbuckling, but his best role, perhaps, was that of Aramis in MGM's 1948 classic: The Three Musketeers. 

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Three Musketeers, 1948 [Movie]

Scaramouche [Movie]

Prisoner of Zenda [Movie]

The Prisoner of Zenda

 

 

Costello, Lou

Second half of famous comedy team of Abbott and Costello.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Abbott & Costello Meet Captain Kidd [Movie]

 

 

Costner, Kevin

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves [Movie]

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Keepcase)

 

 

Crosby, Bing

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court [Movie]

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [VHS]

 

 

 

Crowe, Russell

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Master & Commander [Movie]

Gladiator [Movie]

Robin Hood [Movie]

Robin Hood

 

 

 

Curtis, Tony

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Black Sheild of Falworth [Movie]

The Black Shield of Falworth (Amazon.com Exclusive)

Son of Ali Baba [Movie]

Vikings [Movie]

Taras Bulba [Movie]

Spartacus [Movie]

 

 

 

Davis, Bette

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Private Lives Elizabeth Essex [Movie]

The Private Lives Of Elizabeth And Essex

 

 

 

Davis, Geena
She was good in Cutthroat Island. Geena Davis isn't the first lady to take on Swahbuckling roles - so did Maureen O'Hara in "At Swords Point," and "Against All Flags!"

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Cutthroat Island  [Movie]

Cutthroat Island

 

 

 

Depardieu, Gérard

What can be said of Depardieu? He has mastered the world of modern day Swashbuckling!! He has been Christopher Columbus, Porthos and even Cyrano de Bergerac!! It is fun watching the French actor in his own element. 

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Count of Monte Cristo (1999) [Movie]

Les Miserables (Original French Version) NO SUBTITLES [Movie]

La Femme Musketeer (2003) [Movie]

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992): being Christopher Columbus [Movie]

Cyrano De Bergerac (Original French Version with English Subtitles) [Movie]

The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) [Movie]

 

 

Depp, Johnny
Johnny Depp has at least two Swashbuckling claims to fame, and yet there would have been a third, I had read. While Disney was working on "The Three Musketeers" in the early 1990's, that starred Charlie Sheen, Johnny Depp was working on a film entitled: "D'Artagnan." Disney beat them to the chase, so the film company dropped the D'Artagnan project. And that is just too bad, because I REALLY wanted to see that film! 

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Pirates of the Caribbean [Movie]

Pirates of the Caribbean Series 1 Captain Jack Sparrow Smiling Action Figure

Don Juan de Marco [Movie]

 

 

DiCaprio, Leonardo

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Man in the Iron Mask [Movie]

 

 

Donat, Robert

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Count of Monte Cristo [Movie]

 

 

Elwes, Cary

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Princess Bride [Movie]

The Princess Bride - Dread Pirate Edition

Robin Hood Men in Tights [Movie]

 

 

Fairbanks, Sr., Douglas

The father of all Swashbucklers! Doug was a silent comedy actor until 1920, when he read the story that became his silent classic "The Mark of Zorro." He even put on a fake mustache for the role. We have to remember that back in the early 1900's it was viewed that a gentleman did not have a mustache, that was left to tramps, such as Doug's good friend Charlie Chaplan. When the film of Zorro was a success, Doug tried to return to comedy, but the fans wouldn't have it. He publicly announced that he was only going to star in Swashbuckling films from then on. So, for the 1921 classic of "The Three Musketeers," Doug actually broke tradition, and grew a real mustache to portray his hero D'Artagnan. Instead of being laughed at, he actually started a new trend - all gentlemen then started wearing mustahes. Doug started the entire genre of the Swashbuckling film; even though there were Swashbuckling films being made prior to him, he is the one that gave it the Swashbuckling flare that we all know and love today.

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Mark of Zorro, 1920 [Movie]

The Three Musketeers, 1921 [Movie]

Robin Hood, 1922 [Movie]

Black Pirate, The, 1925 [Movie]

Gaucho, The [Movie]

The Gaucho

Iron Mask, The, 1929 [Movie]

Private Life of Don Juan, 1929 [Movie]

Taming of the Shrew, The, 1930 [Movie]

 

 

 

Fairbanks, Jr., Douglas

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Sinbad the Sailor [Movie]

Sinbad the Sailor [VHS]

Fighting O’Flynn

Gunga Din [Movie]

Corsican Brothers [Movie]

Prisoner of Zenda [Movie]

 

 

 

Ferrer, Jose

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Cyrano de Bergerac [Movie]

Jose Ferrer: Cyrano de Bergerac

Fifth Musketeer [Movie]

Cyrano and d'Artagnan [Movie]

 

 

 

Ferrer, Mel

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Scaramouche [Movie]

Knights of the Round Table [Movie]

Knights of the Round Table

 

 

 

Flynn, Errol

King of all film Swashbucklers!!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR OFFICIAL ERROL FLYNN PAGE!!

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Adventures of Don Juan [Movie]

Captain Blood [Movie]

Sea Hawk [Movie]

Private Lives Elizabeth Essex [Movie]

Crossed Swords [Movie]

Crossed Swords ~ Errol Flynn, Gina Lollobrigida

Against all flags [Movie]

Adventures of Robin Hood [Movie]

 

 

Freeman, Morgan

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves [Movie]

 

 

Gere, Richard

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

First Knight [Movie]

First Knight

 

 

 

Gibson, Mel

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Patriot [Movie]

Mutiny on the Bounty [Movie]

The Bounty

Braveheart [Movie]

 

 

 

Granger, Stewart

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Scaramouche [Movie]

Scaramouche

Prisoner of Zenda [Movie]

 

 

 

Greene, Richard

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood [Movie]

Fighting O’Flynn [Movie]

Captain Scarlett [Movie]

Captain Scarlett

 

 

 

Hale Sr., Alan

The daddy to the skipper on Gilliagan's Island was a great character actor who supported Errol Flynn in many pictures. His films with Flynn include: "The Sea Hawk," "The Adventures of Don Juan," and "The Adventures of Robin Hood." Ironically, about twenty years before he played Little John in Errol Flynn's Robin Hood, Alan Hale Sr. also played Little John along side Douglas Fairbanks in his 1922 classic "Robin Hood." Hale also played Porthos in the film "The Man in the Iron Mask."

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Robin Hood, 1922 [Movie]

Robin Hood

Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938 [Movie]

Sea Hawk [Movie]

Adventures of Don Juan [Movie]

Man in the Iron Mask [Movie]

Inspector General [Movie]

Prince and the Pauper [Movie]

 

 

 

Hale Jr., Alan

The skipper of Gilligan's Island himself was at one time a Swashbuckler! Just like his daddy, he weilded a sword himself in a few films. His dad played Porthos in "The Man in the Iron Mask," Jr. played the son of Porthos in "At Sword's Point." And then, many years later, Jr. also played Porthos in a 1970's version of "The Man in the Iron Mask."

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

At Swords Point [Movie]

The Fifth Musketeer [Movie]

Fifth Musketeer [VHS]

 

 

 

Harrison, Rex

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

King Richard & the Crusaders [Movie]

Cleopatra [Movie]

Rex Harrison 12x16 B&W Photo or Canvas Print (Cleopatra)

 

 

 

Hayward, Louis

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Captain Pirate [Movie]

Fortunes of Captain Blood [Movie]

Pirates of Capri [Movie]

Man in the Iron Mask [Movie]

Son of Monte Cristo

The Son of Monte Cristo

 

 

 

Havilland, Olivia de

FILMS THIS ACTRESS HAS PLAYED IN:

Captain Blood [Movie]

Adventures of Robin Hood [Movie]

The Adventures of Robin Hood (Two-Disc Special Edition)

 

 

 

Heflin, Van

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Three Musketeers as Athos [Movie]

 

 

 

Heston, Charlton

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Ten Commandments [Movie]

Ben Hur [Movie]

Ben Hur (1959) [VHS]

Treasure Island [Movie]

Three Musketeers [Movie]

Four Musketeers [Movie]

 

 

 

Hope, Bob

King of the Swashbucklers? . . . not hardly, but perhaps king of the comedy Swashbucklers, yes! Hope is delightful in Swashbucklers, and he always has a wise crack about his good friend Bing Crosby in them. For example, he gave his name (in Princess and the Pirate) as that of Sylvester Crosby: "I can't help it, it's the name they gave me. Though I'm a little thin for the part." And I won't tell you what happens at the end of the film, either! And can you imagine Hope being Casanova? Well, he took the place of Casanova (who was being played by, get this - Vincent Price!) - he almost had them fooled, too!

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Princess and the Pirate [Movie]

Monsieur Beaucaire [Movie]

Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) [VHS]

Casanova's Big Night  [Movie]

 

 

 

Hopkins, Anthony

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

The Bounty [Movie]

Mask of Zorro [Movie]

The Mask of Zorro (Deluxe Edition)

 

 

 

Hudson, Rock

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Captain Lightfoot [Movie]

Captain Lightfoot [NON-USA FORMAT, PAL, Reg.2 Import - Spain] [Region 2]

 

 

 

Irons, Jeremy

FILMS THIS ACTOR HAS PLAYED IN:

Man in the Iron Mask [Movie]

 

 

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