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The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Derwin Abrahams ... (as Derwin Abbe)
Charles S. Gould

Writing Credits  

Arthur Hoerl ... (story) &
George H. Plympton ... (story)
 
Arthur Hoerl ... (screenplay) &
George H. Plympton ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Richard Crane ... Richard Dale
David Bruce ... Alan Duncan
John Crawford ... Capt. Kidd [Chs. 1-13]
George Wallace ... Buller
Lee Roberts ... Devry
Paul Newlan ... Long Ben Avery [Chs. 10-13]
Nick Stuart ... Dr. Brandt [Chs. 4-7,9]
Terry Frost ... William Moore [Chs. 1, 4-9]
John Hart ... Jenkins [Chs.4-6, 8-10]
Marshall Reed ... Capt. Robert Culliford [Chs.2, 9-10]
Eduardo Cansino Jr. Eduardo Cansino Jr. ... Native
Willetta Smith Willetta Smith ... Princess [Chs. 2-3]
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Adamson ... Kidd Crewman (Chs. 4, 5) / Avery Pirate (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Trapper (uncredited)
Richard Avonde ... Captain of City Guard (Chs. 2, 3) (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone ... Bostonian (uncredited)
Marshall Bradford Marshall Bradford ... Admiral (uncredited)
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Kidd Crewman (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ... Trapper Rescuing Richard and Alan (uncredited)
Bill Coontz ... Argus Crewman / Docklin Henchman (uncredited)
Ray Corrigan ... Docklin (uncredited)
Wade Crosby ... James Emmett -Maritime Attorney (uncredited)
Karl 'Killer' Davis ... Culliford's Crewman (uncredited)
George Eldredge ... Man O' War Captain (uncredited)
Frank Ellis Frank Ellis ... Kidd's Ship's Wheelman (uncredited)
Tommy Farrell ... Kidd Crewman (uncredited)
William Fawcett ... Ladle (uncredited)
Al Ferguson Al Ferguson ... Sailor Escaping Fire (uncredited)
Michael Fox ... Elias Smith (uncredited)
Leonard P. Geer Leonard P. Geer ... Culliford Crewman / Kidd Crewman (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Docklin Henchman (uncredited)
Jack Hendricks ... Argus Crewman / Docklin Henchman (uncredited)
Charles Horvath ... Street Thief (Ch. 1) (uncredited)
George Keymas ... Sailor in the Argus Brig (uncredited)
Charles King ... Kidd Crewman (uncredited)
Nelson Leigh ... Robert Langdon [Chs. 1-3, 13-15] (uncredited)
Pierce Lyden ... Kidd Crewman / Avery Pirate (uncredited)
George Lynn ... London Official (uncredited)
Knox Manning ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Joseph Mell Joseph Mell ... Greenway (uncredited)
Louis Merrill Louis Merrill ... Lord Bellmore [Chs. 1, 13-15] (uncredited)
Zon Murray ... Capt. Thomas Tew (uncredited)
Bud Osborne ... Old Hannibal (uncredited)
Stanley Price ... French Ship Captain (uncredited)
Keith Richards ... British Ship Captain (uncredited)
Steven Ritch Steven Ritch ... Barrett - Kidd's Former Second Mate (uncredited)
Gene Roth ... Prisoner in Culliford's Brig (uncredited)
Sandy Sanders ... Man O' War Officer (Chs. 1, 2) (uncredited)
Lyle Talbot ... Boston Official (uncredited)

Produced by 

Sam Katzman ... producer

Cinematography by 

William P. Whitley ... director of photography (as William Whitley)

Film Editing by 

Earl Turner

Art Direction by 

Paul Palmentola

Set Decoration by 

Sidney Clifford

Makeup Department 

Greta Ardine ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Curly Batson ... makeup artist: second unit (uncredited)
Ida Forgette ... hairdresser: second unit (uncredited)
Ray Sebastian ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Herbert B. Leonard ... production manager (as Herbert Leonard)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Leonard Katzman ... assistant director
Arthur Marks ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Abby Singer ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Herb Wallerstein ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

William Black ... props: second unit (uncredited)
Glenn Cravath ... poster artist (uncredited)
Stanley Dunn ... props (uncredited)
Russ Kelley ... propmaker (uncredited)
Wesley Morton ... props (uncredited)
Robert Pearl ... lead man (uncredited)
Hudson Ratabaugh ... props: second unit (uncredited)

Sound Department 

J.S. Westmoreland ... sound engineer (as Josh Westmoreland)
Bill Clark ... mikeman: second unit (uncredited)
Jule Danto ... cableman (uncredited)
Joe Finochio ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Hugh Mitchell ... mikeman (uncredited)
Dean Thomas ... sound mixer: second unit (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Jack Erickson ... special effects

Stunts 

George DeNormand ... stunt double (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... stunt double (uncredited)
Wally West ... stunt double (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Howard Burroughs ... grip: second unit (uncredited)
Allen M. Davey ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Eddie Garvin ... assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Jack Gereghty ... still photographer (uncredited)
James Goss ... camera operator (uncredited)
Jack Hearst ... best boy (uncredited)
Rollie Lane ... still photographer: second unit (uncredited)
Al Layter ... gaffer (uncredited)
Ira H. Morgan ... cameraman: second unit (uncredited)
Emil Oster ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Al Romero ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Patrick Cummings ... wardrobe: second unit (uncredited)

Music Department 

Mischa Bakaleinikoff ... musical director / composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

Moree Herring ... script supervisor
John Blankenhorn ... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Jack Erickson ... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
David Katzman ... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Esther Sproh ... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Larry Stewart ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Florence Swan ... script supervisor: second unit (uncredited)

See also

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