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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

Pillery Gow: Here, how can you believe him?
Capt. Laurent Van Horn: Who tells you I do?
Paree: He's such a liar, if he bids me "good morning", I figure it's night, and go to bed. Every word he says...
Capt. Laurent Van Horn: Not every word. Some are true and some are not... a kind of hash. But I won't swallow it before I find out what it's made of.


Don Juan Alvarado: My dear child, there is no reason why we shouldn't be married tomorrow.
Contessa Francesca: Tomorrow, your excellency?
Don Juan Alvarado: Well, yesterday, unfortunately, is impossible.


Don Juan Alvarado: I am sure your advice is sound; however, I will ignore it.


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