Friday, August 17, 2018

Captain Scarface (1953) Barton MacLane

Director: Paul Guilfoyle
Stars: Barton MacLane, Virginia Grey, Leif Erickson
This is a story about a dude that likes the ladies, in fact he needs to get outa town fast because he was messing around with a married woman.  Leif Erickson plays Sam, and Sam needs a passport, he obtains one in a most unusual way. Assuming a dead mans name he boards a ship, a ship on a suicide mission. Will Sam get the girl? Will Sam save the day? Or will Captain Scarface send them all to their doom? Find out in this cold war spy thriller. Barton MacLane plays Captain Scarface, you may remember him as General Peterson on I Dream of Jeannie. The beautiful Virginia Grey plays the love interest. Grey had a long career in both film and television. Leif Erickson is remembered as Big John Cannon on The High Chaparral. Erickson served in WWII as a combat photographer, his aircraft was shot down twice, both times he was wounded. And Paul Brinegar plays Clegg, a low life, that just wants his money. Brinegar can be seen as Wishbone, the lovable cook, in reruns of Rawhide.★★★
Leif Erickson

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