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Captain Lightfoot

Captain Lightfoot
Directed by Douglas Sirk
Produced by Ross Hunter
Written by W.R. Burnett
Starring Rock Hudson
Barbara Rush
Music by Heinz Roemheld
Herman Stein
Cinematography Irving Glassberg
Editing by Frank Gross
Studio Universal International Pictures (UI)
Release date(s) 26 March 1955
Running time 92 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.3 million (US)[1]

Captain Lightfoot is a 1955 film starring Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush, and is a hollywood adaptation of a book by W. R. Burnett written in 1954.

The movie is set in the early 19th century with the hero and his brother becoming highwaymen, robbing the wealthy around the foothills of Dublin, Ireland.  Our hero, Captain Lightfoot, falls in love, and the ensuing drama threatens everyone's safety.

The movie was filmed around Clogherhead County Louth and Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry County Wicklow.



External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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