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Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951) was a Drama - Adventure Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Raoul Walsh and Gerry Mitchell.

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Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N. (1951)

By Beatrice on Jul 30, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. ? Directed by Raoul Walsh Written by Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, and Aeneas MacKenzie; adopted for the screen by C.S. Forester from his novels UK/1951 Warner Bros. First viewing/Netflix rental Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Very good, Mr. Crystal. Well, gentlemen, th... Read full article


Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N ( 1951 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 15, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"War breeds strange allies" Captain Hornblower pointedly remarks this after embarking with his crew on a secret mission to Central America to supply armaments to "El Supremo" a fanatical rebel leader who plans on organizing an attack against France's Spanish allies. The year is 1807 and while Napo... Read full article


Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N ( 1951 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 15, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"War breeds strange allies" Captain Hornblower pointedly remarks this after embarking with his crew on a secret mission to Central America to supply armaments to "El Supremo" a fanatical rebel leader who plans on organizing an attack against France's Spanish allies. The year is 1807 and while Napo... Read full article


Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N ( 1951 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 15, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"War breeds strange allies" Captain Hornblower pointedly remarks this after embarking with his crew on a secret mission to Central America to supply armaments to "El Supremo" a fanatical rebel leader who plans on organizing an attack against France's Spanish allies. The year is 1807 and while Napo... Read full article


Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N ( 1951 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 15, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"War breeds strange allies" Captain Hornblower pointedly remarks this after embarking with his crew on a secret mission to Central America to supply armaments to "El Supremo" a fanatical rebel leader who plans on organizing an attack against France's Spanish allies. The year is 1807 and while Napo... Read full article


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Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Captain Horatio Hornblower at your service. King George of England charges me with messages of his friendship...
El Supremo: I am not interested in the words of a mere king!
Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Ha-hmm.


Surgeon Gundarson: You'll lose more than Hazlett if you don't put ashore for fresh food and water!
Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Perhaps you'll dig into your medical kit and get me a breath of fresh wind.


Lt. Crystal: Signal from the lookout, sir. Natividad's gone about - one more tack and she'll be at the harbor mouth.
Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Very good, Mr. Crystal. Well, gentlemen, that leaves time for a rubber of whist.


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David Garth worked on screen tests for this project.
Alexander Davion's role was curtailed because of a schedule clash with another project so his scenes were given to various other actors.
James Costa was cast as Hernandez and filmed a number of scenes, but was fired because of his salary demands and because the production team were displeased with his acting.
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