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Treasure Island (1950)

The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.

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

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19 July 1950 (USA)  »

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Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Along with "A Man Called Peter" filmmaker Ron Shelton claimed this as his favorite film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Long John Silver: Arrrh!
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Connections

Referenced in Cracks (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Johnny's Gone Down to Hilo
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Traditional
Arranged by Clifton Parker
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So outdated that's brilliant
19 November 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I really like this movie. They typically show it on rainy Saterday afternoons at 14:00 or so on some public network and I watch (parts from it, since you never really plan to see it) every odd couple of years or so.

John Silver is the best. After watching it I find myself talk 'Pirate' for days. The funny thing is the young generation of today who generally only likes modern computer special effects also know about this. I hear them using the "pirate talk." So I guess it's really a movie everybody has seen silly, stupid and outdated but so good at being that. True classic


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