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Captain Kidd (1945) was a Biographical - Adventure Film directed by Rowland V. Lee and produced by Benedict Bogeaus and James Nasser.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringWerner JanssenNominated

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Capt. William Kidd: Now then, me bullies! Would you rather do the gallows dance, and hang in chains 'til the crows pluck your eyes from your rotten skulls? Or would you feel the roll of a stout ship beneath your feet again?

Capt. William Kidd: There's none would be so loyal, nor fight so desperate, as cutthroats under sentence of death... if they knew that at the end of the voyage a royal pardon would be in their pockets.
King William III: I shall hold you responsible for their good conduct.
Capt. William Kidd: Between their conduct and mine, your majesty, there will be little to choose.

Capt. William Kidd: But however we do it, it must be legal-like and honest.
Cyprian Boyle: Stick to ways you're familiar with.
Capt. William Kidd: Why, you pox-raddled villain, I can be as honest as any man if I have the incentive!

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Four years before this movie was made, Charles Laughton co-starred in It Started with Eve, In that film, Laughton's character, Jonathan Reynolds Sr., is said to have been born two centuries too late. The assistant newspaper editor comments that he could have been "Captain Kidd himself".
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