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Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Romance | 19 May 1950 (USA)
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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Marquis de Riconete
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Carmilio
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Pepita Maria Rosados
Lowell Gilmore ...
George Fairfax
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Capt. Alvarado
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Tom Mannering
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Billy Bragg (as William Bevan)
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Will Ward
Duke York ...
Andrew Hardy
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Swede
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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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Sabatini's famous buccaneer in swashbuckling adventure...exotic romance!


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19 May 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Liebe unter schwarzen Segeln  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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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why has no one EVER commented on this film?
22 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is not even a brief outline? Maybe because it's a typical 1950 B Pirate movie. Pirate guy meets unlikable bad guy meets sexy Spanish girl. Odd British accents, weak sword fights and over the top acting abound. The only reason i even looked up this film was to find out the background of one semi-annoying typical Spanish character actor. Alfonso Bedoya who played "Carmilio" the Prison Overseer. To my surprise Bedoya was accomplished indeed. In The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Bedoya delivered the famous line about not needing any "stinking badges". He made a number of popular films in the U.S. but a drinking problem destroyed his health. He died at the age of 53. I don't need to go on about the film as no one will probably ever read this. Apparently this film is not popular at all. However! I now have a new respect for the actor i wanted to dislike. Thanks IMDb.


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