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Captain from Castile (1947) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Lamar Trotti.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringAlfred NewmanNominated
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Father Bartolome Romero: God's love is a heavy burden.


Juan Escudero: Believe me, gentlemen, a lame goat takes no siesta. If something's got to be done, do it.


Pedro De Vargas: [reacting to the torture of his sister] I'll confess anything if you'll just release her!
Don Francisco De Vargas: No! Do not save her by a lie! Silva, if you do this thing, look to your own soul!


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Initially Darryl F. Zanuck intended to release this film as a roadshow presentation with an intermission.
Alfred Newman's score is one of the earliest soundtracks to be released as a separate album. It consisted of 18 minutes of music on 3 double-sided 78rpm records.
Jean Peters had never acted before this film. She replaced Linda Darnell, who was originally cast in the lead but shortly before production began 20th Century-Fox took her off the picture and gave her the lead in Forever Amber. Peters was given the lead in this picture based on a screen test she had taken at Fox just a week before filming began that had impressed the film's producers.
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