Seven Seas to Calais
|Seven Seas to Calais|
|Directed by||Rudolph Mate
|Produced by||Paolo Moffa|
|Written by||Lindsay Galloway|
|Music by||Franco Mannino|
|Edited by||Franco Fraticelli|
Adelphia Compagnia Cinematografica
|March, 1963 (USA)|
|Box office||$2.25 million|
Seven Seas to Calais (Italian: Il dominatore dei sette mari) is a 1962 Italian adventure film by Eastmancolor directed by Rudolph Maté, Primo Zeglio and starring Rod Taylor, Keith Michell and Edy Vessel. The film depicts the career of Sir Francis Drake.
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Sir Francis Drake (Rod Taylor) is Queen Elizabeth I of England's (Irene Worth), leading commanders in the battles with Spain over the gold of the New World. He is a pirate who has no problems about raiding Spanish gold arsenals. He is a military commander who plans and executes naval battles with the Spanish Armada. He is a diplomat who knows how to maneuver in courtly circles.
- Rod Taylor - Sir Francis Drake
- Keith Michell - Malcolm Marsh
- Edy Vessel - Arabella Ducleau
- Terence Hill - Babington
- Basil Dignam - Sir Francis Walsingham
- Anthony Dawson - Lord Burleigh
- Gianni Cajafa - Tom Moon
- Irene Worth - Queen Elizabeth I
- Arturo Dominici - Don Bernardino de Mendoza, the Spanish Ambassador
- Marco Guglielmi - Fletcher
- Esmeralda Ruspoli - Mary of Scotland
- Rossella D'Aquino - Potato
- Umberto Raho - King Philip of Spain
- Aldo Bufi Landi - Vigeois
According to MGM records,the film earned $1,250,000 in North America and $1,000,000 in the rest of the world, earning it a profit of $293,000.
It had admissions of 534,906 in France.
- Hughes, Howard (2011). Cinema Italiano - The Complete Guide From Classics To Cult. London - New York: I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-608-0.
- "The Eddie Mannix Ledger", Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study, Los Angeles
- Hughes, p.40
- Stephen Vagg, Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood, Bear Manor Media 2010 p78
- French box office for 1963 at Box Office Story
- Seven Seas to Calais at the Internet Movie Database
- Seven Seas to Calais at AllMovie
- Seven Seas to Calais at the TCM Movie Database
- Seven Seas to Calais at the American Film Institute Catalog
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