Release dateNovember 20, 1953 WriterAubrey Wisberg (original screenplay), Jack Pollexfen (original screenplay) CastAnthony Dexter (Capt. John Smith), Jody Lawrance (Pocahontas), Alan Hale Jr. (Fleming), Robert Clarke (Rolfe) Similar moviesRelated Lew Landers movies
Captain John Smith and Pocahontas is a 1953 American historical film directed by Lew Landers. The distributor was United Artists. It stars Anthony Dexter, Jody Lawrance and Alan Hale.
While most scenes were filmed in Virginia, exteriors were shot around Bronson Canyon. It depicts the foundation of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia by English settlers and the relationship between John Smith and Pocahontas. She married John Rolfe in real life. It is also known by the alternative title Burning Arrows. Regarded as a B movie, the film has gained a cult following.