Captain John Smith and Pocahontas

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Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Directed by Lew Landers
Produced by Edward Small (executive)
Jack Pollexfen
Aubrey Wisberg
Written by Jack Pollexfen
Aubrey Wisberg
Starring Anthony Dexter
Eclipse Films
Reliance Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
November 20, 1953
Country USA
Language English

Captain John Smith and Pocahontas is a 1953 American historical film directed by Lew Landers. The distributor was United Artists. It stars Anthony Dexter, Jody Lawrance and Alan Hale.[1]

Exteriors were shot around Bronson Canyon. It depicts the foundation of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia by English settlers and the relationship between John Smith and Pocahontas. She married John Rolfe in real life. It is also known by the alternative title Burning Arrows. although most of the film was shot with a minimum budget, it has gained a cult following.

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The film was issued on a double bill with The Steel Lady.[2]


  1. ^ Captain John Smith and Pocahontas at Turner Classic Movies
  2. ^ Adventure Keynotes Two-Feature Program Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 18 Nov 1953: A9.

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