15 certificateSailor of the King is a Film programme that first aired in 1953 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Sailor of the King is a 3 star programme


Sailor of the King (1953)

Directed by
Roy Boulting

Canadian Andrew Brown, serving in the WW2 Royal Navy, is taken prisoner by the German raider Essen which has sunk his ship which then puts in to a remote island for repairs. Brown escapes with arms. From the island's cliffs, he delays the ship's departure until British forces arrive but at a very very personal cost.

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Genre: Film

Production Year: 1953

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Jeffrey HunterJeffrey Hunter...Signalman Andrew 'Canada' Brown
Michael Rennie...Lt Richard Saville
Peter van Eyck...German Warship Kapitan
Image for Wendy HillerWendy Hiller...Lucinda Bentley
Image for Bernard LeeBernard Lee...Petty Officer 'Stokes' Wheatley
Victor Maddern...Signalman Willy 'Misery' Earnshaw
Patrick Barr...Capt. Tom Ashley
Robin Bailey...Cdr. John Stafford
John Horsley...Cmdr. Willis
James Copeland...Cmdr. Laughton
Nicholas Bruce...Korvetten-kapitan Hesse
Sam Kydd
Martin Boddey
Robert Dean
James Drake