The Scarlet Coat (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Scarlet Coat (1955)





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In this historical espionage drama set during the Revolutionary War, an early American patriot pretends to be a British sympathizer and opportunist in order to gain valuable information. Meanwhile, another tries to convince the British that the fellow is a spy, but he fails and the hero goes on to reveal Benedict Arnold's traitorous schemes.

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Cornel Wilde
as Maj. John Bolton
Michael Wilding
as Maj. John Andre
George Sanders
as Dr. Jonathan Odell
Anne Francis
as Sally Cameron
Robert Douglas
as Benedict Arnold
John McIntire
as Gen. Robert Howe
John Dehner
as Gen. Nathanael Greene
James Westerfield
as Col. Jameson
Ashley Cowan
as Mr. Brown
Paul Cavanagh
as Sir Henry Clinton
John Alderson
as Mr. Durkin
John O'Malley
as Col. Winfield
Bobby Driscoll
as Ben Potter
Robin Hughes
as Col. Tarleton
Anthony Dearden
as Capt. De Lancey
Vernon Rich
as Colonel
Dabbs Greer
as Capt. Brewster
Gordon Richards
as Mr. Cameron
Leslie Denison
as Capt. Sutherland
Harlan Warde
as Captain
Tristram Coffin
as Col. Varick
Wilson Benge
as Servant
Dennis King Jr.
as Boatswain's Mate
Robert Dix
as Lt. Evans
Charles Watts
as Will Potter
Peter Adams
as Lt. Blair
Wesley Hudman
as Capt. Sheldon
Robert Forrest
as Stout Man
Tom Cound
as English Soldier
Keith McConnell
as Lieutenant
Jim Hayward
as Joshua Smith
Ivan Hayes
as Mr. Nyby
Michael Fox
as Maj. Russell
Dick Simmons
as Sergeant
Barry Regan
as Lieutenant
Rick Vallin
as Lieutenant
Ronald Green
as Lieutenant
Joe Locke
as Lieutenant
Jennifer Raine
as Miss Trumbull
George Peters
as Staff Officer
Ethan Laidlaw
as Executioner
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Critic Reviews for The Scarlet Coat

All Critics (2)

Low key historical spy tale, with lavish color and costumes.

August 16, 2012 | Full Review…

The storyline is highly suspect.

July 19, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Scarlet Coat

Colorful semi factual historical drama. Good production values and okay performances.

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