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The Buccaneer (1958) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Anthony Quinn and produced by Cecil B. DeMille and Henry Wilcoxon.

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Jean Lafitte: [Told by the British that a battle is coming and he *better* be on the winning side] Oh, the side I choose will be the winning side!


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There was a "Dominic Yu" in Lafitte's band of pirates, but modern research suggests "Yu" was actually an alias for Alexandre Lafitte, Jean's older brother, from whom he learned the buccaneer's trade.
Cecil B. DeMille's original script developed the story as a musical, but changed his mind when Yul Brynner, dissatisfied with the treatment of the material, threatened to back out of the film.
Anthony Quinn plays the role of Beluche in the 1938 movie. For this one, he is the director. In fact, it is the only instance in his film career of taking on that job.
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