The Spanish Main Overview:

The Spanish Main (1945) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Robert Fellows, Frank Borzage and Stephen Ames.

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

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyGeorge BarnesNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: THE SPANISH MAIN (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 22, 2016 From Virtual Virago

The Spanish Main (1945) revisits many of the same elements as earlier swashbucklers, especially Captain Blood (1935) and The Black Swan (1942), but this time instead of Errol Flynn or Tyrone Power we get Paul Henreid as the heroic pirate, and the actor gives a perfectly winning performance in the ro... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE SPANISH MAIN (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 22, 2016 From Virtual Virago

The Spanish Main (1945) revisits many of the same elements as earlier swashbucklers, especially Captain Blood (1935) and The Black Swan (1942), but this time instead of Errol Flynn or Tyrone Power we get Paul Henreid as the heroic pirate, and the actor gives a perfectly winning performance in the ro... Read full article


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Quotes from

[dying words, to the Contessa]
Anne Bonney: Head him for the Carolinas... and there, good sailing.


Don Juan Alvarado: I promised you 10,000 pieces of eight.
Mario Du Billar: 50,000 was the sum you mentioned, your excellency.
Don Juan Alvarado: 50 was the sum I mentioned, but 10,000 was what I had in mind.


Don Juan Alvarado: All I ever hear from you is that every golden minute has 60 golden seconds. Why does it have to have 60 golden seconds? Why can't it have 30 golden seconds? And why do they have to be golden? Why can't they be silver?


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The voice of Victor Kilian (Captain of the Santa Madre) is dubbed by a different actor.
This was the first RKO Radio produced film to be shot in Technicolor.
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