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The Light at the Edge of the World Details

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This action adventure is based on Jules Verne's The Light at the Edge of the World. It takes place in 1865 on the chilly tip of Argentina in a lighthouse set up to guide ships around the extremely dangerous and turbulent waters of Cape Horn. The lighthouse keeper (Fernando Rey) and his assistant go out to investigate when a strange sailing ship comes too near to the island the lighthouse is on. Denton (Kirk Douglas), the lighthouse keeper's North American apprentice, is left behind. For their pains, the lighthouse keeper and his assistant are killed, and Kongre (Yul Brynner), the ship's pirate captain, goes to the lighthouse and captures Denton. Kongre shuts down the real lighthouse and sets up a false one so that his pirates can prey on the busy ships that must pass nearby. Denton, set loose by his captors on a nearby island, eventually begins to fight back. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast

Kirk Douglas
as Denton
Yul Brynner
as Kongre
Samantha Eggar
as Arabella
Jean-Claude Drouot
as Virgilio
Fernando Rey
as Capt. Moriz
Renato Salvatori
as Montefiore
Tito Garcia
as Emilio
Tony Cyrus
as Valgolyo
John Clark
as Matt
Victor Israel
as Das Mortes
Tony Skios
as Santos
Aldo Sambrell
as Tarcante
Juan Cazalilla
as Capt. Lafayette
Luis Barboo
as Calsa Larga
Massimo Ranieri
as Felipe

Crew

Kirk Douglas
Producer
Tom Rowe
Screenwriter
Berta Dominguez
Screenwriter
Henri Decaë
Cinematographer
Piero Piccioni
Composer (Music Score)
Bert Bates
Editor
Enrique Alarcon
Art Director
Alfredo Matas
Executive Producer
Deirdre Clancy
Costume Designer
Wally Milner
Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Parker
Special Effects
Cecilio Paniagua
Camera Operator
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