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Release Date:
19 July 1950 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
a young cabin boy, a roguish buccaneer...match wits in a swashbuckling adventure!
Plot:
The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent Adaptation See more (45 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Byron Haskin 
 
Writing credits
Lawrence Edward Watkin (screenplay)

Robert Louis Stevenson (story)

Produced by
Perce Pearce .... producer
Walt Disney .... executive producer (uncredited)
Herbert Smith .... executive producer in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Clifton Parker 
 
Cinematography by
Freddie Young  (as F.A. Young)
 
Film Editing by
Alan Jaggs  (as Alan L. Jaggs)
 
Casting by
Maude Spector (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Thomas N. Morahan  (as Thomas Morahan)
 
Costume Design by
Sheila Graham (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Tony Sforzini .... makeup supervisor
Vivienne Walker .... hair styles supervisor
R.L. Alexander .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Olga Angelinetta .... wigs (uncredited)
Gladys Atkinson .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Sarah Beber .... wigs (uncredited)
Gene Beck .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Frances Dobson .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Betty Dymore .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Vera Franklin .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Eddie Knight .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Ann Morley .... wig maker (uncredited)
Alice Piper .... wig maker (uncredited)
Nora Ridgeway .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Geoffrey Rodway .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Grace Spellacey .... wig maker (uncredited)
Pearl Tipaldi .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Sidney Turner .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Vivienne Walker .... hairdressing supervisor (uncredited)
Joan White .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
Joyce Wood .... unit hairdresser (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Douglas Peirce .... production manager
Fred Leahy .... studio production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Evans .... assistant director
George Fowler .... assistant director (uncredited)
Gordon Heaver .... assistant director (uncredited)
Pat MacDonnell .... second assistant director (uncredited)
David W. Orton .... first assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Len Banks .... head plasterer (uncredited)
W. Evans .... props (uncredited)
R.H. Gillard .... plasterer (uncredited)
Bert Jempson .... construction manager (uncredited)
Norman Lloyd .... props (uncredited)
Basil Mannin .... scenic art department supervisor (uncredited)
Bill Nason .... property master (uncredited)
Bert Norman .... carpenter supervisor (uncredited)
M. Quick .... props (uncredited)
J. Ralph .... carpenter (uncredited)
Fred Richards .... painter supervisor (uncredited)
W. Searle .... construction manager: Denham (uncredited)
George Smith .... props (uncredited)
F. Stannard .... painter (uncredited)
Pat Ward .... props (uncredited)
R. Wingfield .... prop supervisor (uncredited)
Wally Young .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Kenneth Heeley-Ray .... sound editor
Geoffrey Daniels .... boom operator (uncredited)
Peter Davies .... first assistant dubbing mixer (uncredited)
David Hildyard .... boom operator (uncredited)
Anthony J. Kay .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Jack Locke .... sound technician (uncredited)
Austin Partridge .... sound maintenance (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Ellenshaw .... matte artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
L. Cave-Chinn .... location camera operator (as L. Cave Chinn)
Skeets Kelly .... camera operator
Stanley W. Sayer .... location camera operator (as Stanley Sayer)
Harry Baker .... camera grip (uncredited)
Frank Bellingham .... still photographer (uncredited)
Tom Gardner .... crane operator (uncredited)
Maurice Gillett .... supervising electrician (uncredited)
Arthur Ibbetson .... camera operator: third unit (uncredited)
Bob Kindred .... focus puller (uncredited)
Frank Kingston .... assistant focus puller (uncredited)
William Leach .... camera grip (uncredited)
Don Lewis .... crane operator (uncredited)
George Pink .... assistant focus puller (uncredited)
Derek Whitehurst .... clapper boy (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fred Birch .... costumer (uncredited)
Bert Brown .... costumer (uncredited)
Fred Pridmore .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Dennis Gurney .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Dennis Sawyer .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Charles Squires .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Muir Mathieson .... conductor: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dusty Buck .... assistant conductor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joan Bridge .... technicolor color consultant
Alex Bryce .... location director
Joan Davis .... continuity
Walt Disney .... presenter
Russell Lloyd .... location director
Charles R. Beard .... period researcher (uncredited)
L. Charles .... stand-in: Robert Newton (uncredited)
Bob Connor .... stand-in: Francis de Wolff (uncredited)
Michael Croudson .... stand-in: Bobby Driscoll (uncredited)
Arthur Dibbs .... stand-in: David Davies (uncredited)
Joe Edwards .... swimming double: Walter Fitzgerald (uncredited)
Raymond Evans .... cutlass instructor (uncredited)
Phil Gersdorf .... publicist (uncredited)
Charles Hammond .... stand-in: Denis O'Dea (uncredited)
Bill Jordan .... stand-in: Walter Fitzgerald (uncredited)
Manny Michael .... stand-in: Robert Newton (uncredited)
George Mills .... nautical advisor (uncredited)
Bill Morgan .... stand-in: Ralph Truman (uncredited)
Catherine O'Brien .... unit publicist (uncredited)
A.N. Other .... stand-in: Francis de Wolff (uncredited)
Dick Plummer .... stand-in: Finlay Currie (uncredited)
Ted Robette .... stand-in: Denis O'Dea (uncredited)
Ian Selby .... stand-in: Geoffrey Keen and John Laurie (uncredited)
R.A. Taylor .... stand-in (uncredited)
G.K. Thompson .... stand-in (uncredited)
Tommy Thompson .... stand-in: Denis O'Dea (uncredited)
Fred Tooze .... stand-in: Basil Sydney (uncredited)
Edgar Wayne .... stand-in: Stephen Jack (uncredited)
Alfred Wright .... stand-in: Geoffrey Wilkinson (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
96 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G (Manitoba/Quebec) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-12 | Iceland:10 | Iceland:12 | South Korea:All | Sweden:15 | UK:U | USA:PG | USA:Approved (PCA #14196) | USA:G (edited version: 1975) | USA:PG (re-rating) (1992) | West Germany:12 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Human flesh supposedly tastes like pork and cannibals referred to humans as "long pig" which is why anyone who has practiced cannibalism had the nickname "Long". So "Long John Silver" had, at one time, eaten human flesh.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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:
Jim Hawkins:Pirates, Captain Flint! Pirates!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Living Seas (1986) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Johnny's Gone Down to HiloSee more »

FAQ

"Treasure Island" Remade How Many Times?
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25 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Excellent Adaptation, 29 December 2004
Author: Greill from Canada

Even though it does not stick 100% to the novel, it stays true to the spirit and idea of the book. A light-hearted and well done adaptation of a well-loved book. Casting is brilliantly done, particularly for the parts of Long John Silver and Squire Trelawney. Locations are amazingly picturesque and make the watcher feel like they are in the right world for a swashbuckling pirate adventure, thereby making it all the better for them. For Disney's first foray into the arena of live-action films, it is extremely well done and hopefully they will be able to recapture their former glory and go back to the days of Treasure Island, Mary Poppins, and other live-action masterpieces of their illustrious past.

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