Captain Scarlett

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Not to be confused with Captain Scarlet (disambiguation).
Captain Scarlett
Captain Scarlett FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Thomas H. Carr
Produced by Howard Dimsdale (producer)
Written by Howard Dimsdale
Starring See below
Music by Elias Breeskin
Cinematography Charles Carbajal
Edited by Gloria Schoemann
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
Running time
75 minutes
Country USA
Language English

Captain Scarlett is a 1953 American Techinicolor swashbuckler film directed by Thomas Carr that was shot in Mexico. The film is set in France following the fall of Napoleon I and stars Richard Greene playing the title role who is a Robin Hood type avenger and Brazilian actress Leonora Amar in her final screen role.


After his estate is confistcated, returning soldier Captain Scarlett rescues Princess Maria from being abducted while travelling. She's not exactly grateful. He finds out that she is to be married to a man she doesn't like, so Captain Scarlet attempts to help her but winds up in prison for his efforts. He escapes and finally helps the reluctant bride who winds up joining Captain Scarlett and his sidekick and they become something along the lines of the three musketeers.



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