One-sheet poster for The Buccaneer; 1958; New Orleans and Louisiana in Film Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2012.0093.4

One-sheet poster for The Buccaneer; 1958; New Orleans and Louisiana in Film Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2012.0093.4

September 19, 2018

6–8 p.m.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Williams Research Center
410 Chartres Street

$5; free for THNOC members

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On the occasion of the film’s 60th anniversary, The Historic New Orleans Collection will present a screening of Anthony Quinn’s New Orleans-set The Buccaneer (1958), starring Yul Brynner and Charlton Heston. The program will take place on Wednesday, September 19, at THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street.

The Buccaneer is a historical drama that follows the swashbuckling privateer Jean Laffite as he helps Andrew Jackson win the Battle of New Orleans. Partially set and filmed at Shadows-on-the-Teche plantation in New Iberia and around New Orleans, the movie premiered here on December 9, 1958.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The film is approximately two hours long. Admission is $5; free for THNOC members. To register, visit my.hnoc.org or call (504) 598-7146.