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Plymouth Adventure is a motion picture drama released in 1952. It was directed by Clarence Brown and starred Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn, Barry Jones, Dawn Addams, Lloyd Bridges and Noel Drayton. It was written by Helen Deutsch, from the novel by Ernest Gebler. A drama film is a film that depends mostly on in-depth character development, interaction, and highly emotional themes. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Clarence Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director. ... Spencer Tracy (left) in 1960s Inherit the Wind with Fredric March. ... Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American actress. ... Van Johnson Van Johnson (born Charles Van Johnson on August 25, 1916, in Newport, Rhode Island) is an American film and television actor. ... Leo John Genn (August 9, 1905 – January 26, 1978) was an English actor on stage and in films. ... There are two politicians called Barry Jones. ... Dawn Addams (21 September 1930- 7 May 1985) was a glamorous leading lady in motion pictures. ... Bridges in The Sound of Fury (1950) Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. ...


The film tells a fictionalized version of the Pilgrim voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to North American aboard the Mayflower. During the long sea voyage, Capt. Jones (Tracy) falls in love with Dorothy Bradford (Tierney). The love triangle is resolved in a tragic way at the film's conclusion. Van Johnson provides comic relief as the stowaway, Coppin. Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony. ... Political highlights of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and the fourth ranked in population. ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) For other uses, see Mayflower (disambiguation). ...


The picture won the Oscar for Best Effects. The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... The Academy Award for Visual Effects is an Oscar given to one film each year that shows highest achievement in visual effects. ...


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After playing the character of "Teresa" opposite Rory Calhoun in Way of a Gaucho (1952), which was filmed on location in Argentina, her contract at 20th Century Fox expired.
That same year, she starred as Dorothy Bradford in Plymouth Adventure opposite Spencer Tracy at MGM, which was followed by her role as Marya Lamarkina Sutherland opposite Clark Gable in Never Let Me Go (1953).
She remained at the studio to play Kay Barlow in Personal Affair, which was released that same year.
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