It's big, expensive, and sometimes tedious, in the style producer Bronston made acceptable if not famous, with Stack in the most important role of his on-and-off career. Stack is America's greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones, who begs a tiny command out of the impoverished Continental
Congress during the Revolutionary War. He wins great battles but is seldom recognized and he even delivers the famous line, "I have not yet begun to fight!" during the heroic battle between the American warship Bon Homme Richard
and the British Serapis.
Following the conclusion of the war, Stack
urges the Congress to maintain a strong Navy but is ignored. The pesky seam...