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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Spencer Tracy wasn't impressed by Dawn Addams' acting abilities, saying: "Who did she sleep with to get this role?"
Offscreen chorus in opening titles:
During production, the film's composer, Miklos Rozsa, suggested that the main title feature a musical setting around text from the Ainsworth Psalter, written by English Separatist clergyman Henry Ainsworth, first published in Holland in 1612 and ...
Offscreen chorus in opening titles: ...
The viewer who objected to a map of New England in the possession of the Pilgrims on the Mayflower seems unaware that there was a detailed map of New England as a fold-out in Captain John Smith's "Description of New England" (1616), a book referred to by Bradford and owned by Brewster.
The end credits are the most comprehensive cast list. After each actor is shown in character, in reverse order from the opening credits, the ship The Mayflower (a replica of the 1620 vessel) is shown floating in the water and identified by a graphic.