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Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large ... See full summary »

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Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pirate crew are aboard the ship, including Long John Silver. Written by Patchy Groundfog <strat@ix.netcom.com>

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treasure | captain | pirate | buccaneer | ship | See more »

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a young cabin boy, a roguish buccaneer...match wits in a swashbuckling adventure!

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Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island  »

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Billy Bones tells Jim not to 'peach' on him. 'Peach' is a shortening of 'appeach' meaning 'to inform on'. See more »

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When Jim Hawkins is climbing the rigging to get away from the pirate, the sky is blue with white fluffy clouds but it's supposed to be night. See more »

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Opening title card: If sailor tales and sailor tunes, storm and adventure, heat and cold. If schooners, islands and maroons and buccaneers and buried gold, and all the old romance retold exactly in the ancient way can please as me they pleased of old the wiser youngsters of today... So be it!
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Haarrrrh!!!
2 August 1998 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Robert Newton sets the standard for all pirate movies. His performance as Long John Silver is a grand spree in scenery chewing. He is a delight to watch.


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