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Captain Lightfoot (1955)





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In this film, Rock Hudson stars as Captain Lightfoot, a 19th-century Irish adventurer. Rebelling against British rule, Lightfoot causes all sorts of trouble up and down the Auld Sod, usually in the form of well-planned robberies, with the spoils divided amongst the Irish peasantry.


Rock Hudson
as Michael Martin
Barbara Rush
as Aga Doherty
Kathleen Ryan
as Lady Anne More
Jeff Morrow
as John Doherty/Capt. Thunderbolt
Finlay Currie
as Callahan
Denis O'Dea
as Regis Donnell
Geoffrey Toone
as Capt. Hood
Hilton Edwards
as Lord Glen
Charles FitzSimons
as Dan Shanley
Christopher Casson
as Lord Clonmel
Shay Gorman
as Tim Keenan
J.G. Devlin
as Tuer O'Brian
Mike Nolan
as Willie the Goat
Kenneth MacDonald
as High Steward
Oliver McGauley
as Shamus O'Neill
Nigel Fitzgerald
as Sir George Bracey
Paul Farrell
as The Magistrate
Austin Meldon
as Sir Edward Grant
Sheila Brenna
as Waitress
Aiden Grennell
as The Umpire
George Blankley
as The Dragoon
Lord Mount Charles
as Couple in Coach
Lady Mount Charles
as Couple in Coach
Edward Lexy
as Army General
Peter Dix
as Dragoon Lieutenant
Sean Mooney
as Surgeon
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Critic Reviews for Captain Lightfoot

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Sirk is less interested in swashbuckling than in strategy: he looks at the uprising analytically, noting the bitter ironies of shrewd commanders compelled to restrain audacious warriors for the sake of the long-term struggle.

June 15, 2015 | Full Review…

It never had enough fire in its belly to make it memorable.

March 23, 2007 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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