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All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 13 November 1953 (USA)
In the South Pacific islands, two brothers, one good and one bad, fight over the same girl and over a bag of pearls.

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Writers:

Harry Brown (screen play), Ben Ames Williams (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Taylor ... Joel Shore
Stewart Granger ... Mark Shore
Ann Blyth ... Priscilla Holt
Betta St. John ... Native Girl
Keenan Wynn ... Silva
James Whitmore ... Fetcher
Kurt Kasznar ... Quint
Lewis Stone ... Capt. Holt
Robert Burton ... Asa Worthen
Peter Whitney ... James Finch
John Lupton ... Dick Morrell
Jonathan Cott ... Carter
Mitchell Lewis ... Cook
James Bell ... Aaron Burnham
Leo Gordon ... Peter How
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Storyline

Sea-faring saga of two brothers (Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger) and the woman they both love. Set against South Pacific islands, this love triangle pits the good brother against the bad as they squabble over Ann Blyth and a bag of pearls on the floor of a lagoon; the bad boy redeems himself, however, by helping fend off a mutiny. Written by Ed Lorusso

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MGM's Great Technicolor Romance!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die schwarze Perle See more »

Filming Locations:

Oracabessa, Jamaica See more »

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Budget:

$1,816,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Lewis Stone, who died in September 1953, two months before the film was theatrically released. See more »

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Women aboard ship were considered bad luck all through the sailing ship days. The superstition even extended part way into the modern era. Crews were known to resist sailing on ship that was to have a woman aboard. See more »

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Remake of Across to Singapore (1928) See more »

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20 February 2003 | by blh0524See all my reviews

A good old fashioned swashbuckler. Taylor's acting comes across as a bit wooden at times, but the scenes with his brother and the Polynesian girl are enticing.....reminiscent of Gauguin in Tahiti. A good way to get lost for a few hours.


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