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Treasure Island (1950)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family  |  19 July 1950 (USA)
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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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Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island  »

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Trivia

Filmed in England, not in the West Indies, with frozen funds that Disney could not patriate but had to spend in the U.K. See more »

Goofs

When Jim grounds the jolly boat and jumps out onto the beach, Silver immediately levels his pistol at him. In the next shot, the pistol is pointed at a right angle to Jim, then Silver levels it again. See more »

Quotes

Long John Silver: Arrrh!
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Referenced in Down Periscope (1996) See more »

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Johnny's Gone Down to Hilo
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Arranged by Clifton Parker
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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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