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When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using ... See full summary »

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Isabelita Sotomayor
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Marquis de Riconete
Alfonso Bedoya ...
Carmilio, Prison Overseer
Dona Drake ...
Pepita Maria Rosados
Lowell Gilmore ...
George Fairfax
Wilton Graff ...
Capt. Alvarado
Curt Bois ...
Lumsden Hare ...
Tom Mannering
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Billy Bragg (as William Bevan)
Harry Cording ...
Will Ward
Duke York ...
Andrew Hardy
Sven Hugo Borg ...
Swede
Martin Garralaga ...
Antonio Viamonte
James Fairfax ...
Nat Russell
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When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using them as slave labor harvesting pearls from the sea. With help of the Marquis' daughter Isabelita he not only manages to rescue his men but also vanquishes the Marquis in a sea battle. Written by garykmcd

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19 May 1950 (USA)  »

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Liebe unter schwarzen Segeln  »

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In the beginning of the picture, Captain Blood orders two warning shots fired across the bow of a ship. When they do not respond, he orders the crew to raise the Jolly Roger, which they do. However, the pirate flag was already flying when the shots were fired. See more »

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[first lines]
Ship's Lookout: Captain Blood! Captain Blood, there's a prize off our starboard bow flying Spanish colors.
Capt. Peter Blood: Bosun.
Boatswain: Aye, sir?
Capt. Peter Blood: Man the guns. Cram on full sail.
Boatswain: [blows whistle] Man the guns!
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Followed by Captain Pirate (1952) See more »

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Great adventure is a good follow up to the Errol Flynn movie
26 August 2007 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Mostly landlocked follow up to the Errol Flynn movie and based on another novel in the series concerns Louis Hayward trying to rescue a number of his crew who have been captured by an evil governor and forced into slavery as pearl divers. Most of the film has Hayward disguised as a fruit merchant attempting to get information that will help him free his men...while flirting with several women and fighting off bad men.

A mindless swashbuckler this is perfect Sunday afternoon fare, far from taxing it will simply put you into a place far away from all your troubles.

7 out of 10


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