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Captain from Castile / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation ; [presented by] Darryl F. Zanuck ; produced by Lamar Trotti ; screenplay by Lamar Trotti ; directed by Henry King.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Cinema classics collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch DVD CAP 10315 (Text) 78551000810315 DVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD CAP (Text) 31951003512636 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
From the novel by Samuel Shellabarger.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Special features: Commentary with film historians Rudy Behlmer, Jon Burlingame and Nick Redman; isolated score track; Tyrone Power's "The leading ladies" featurette; advertising gallery; still gallery; original theatrical trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, John Sutton, Lee J. Cobb, Antonio Moreno, Thomas Gomez.
Summary, etc.:
Forced to flee his home during the Spanish Inquisition, nobleman Pedro De Vargas escapes with a beautiful peasant girl and joins Cortez on his dangerous expedition to conquer Mexico.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC.
Language Note:
English (mono., stereo.), French (mono.) and Spanish (mono.) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547 > Drama.
Aristocracy (Social class) > Drama.
Inquisition > Spain > Drama.
Conquerors > Mexico > Drama.
Spaniards > Mexico > Drama.
Spain > Drama.
Mexico > History > Conquest, 1519-1540 > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Adventure films.

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