Buccaneer's Girl (1950) - Rotten Tomatoes

Buccaneer's Girl (1950)





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The Buccaneer's Girl of the title, played by Yvonne de Carlo, is Deborah McCoy, an entertainer who's been around a bit. While visiting New Orleans, Deborah falls in love with aristocratic Frederick Baptiste (Philip Friend), who turns out to be a pirate. Baptiste is basically a decent fellow: his piracy is aimed exclusively at the crooked shipowner who destroyed his father. Deborah is a bit more mercenary, hoping to marry into wealth by posing as a high-born lady. By the seventh reel, however, she's perfectly content to settle down with the raffish Baptiste. Though played tongue-in-cheek, Buccaneer's Girl never resorts to "camp": it invites the audience to laugh with the film, rather than at it. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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Yvonne De Carlo
as Deborah McCoy
Phillip Friend
as Frederic Baptiste
Elsa Lanchester
as Mme. Brizer
Andrea King
as Arlene Villon
Jay C. Flippen
as Jared Hawkins
Henry Daniell
as Capt. Duvall
Douglass Dumbrille
as Capt. Martos
Verna Felton
as Dowager
John Qualen
as Vegetable Man
Connie Gilchrist
as Vegetable Woman
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Philip Friend, the buccaneer of the piece, is a newcomer. He makes a dashing pirate who leads a double life, but he deserved a more advantageous introduction.

September 2, 2020 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

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