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Captain Pirate (1952)

In 1690, years have passed since Captain Blood was pardoned by the Crown for his daring deeds against the Spanish on the Spanish Main, and he is living quietly on his plantation in the West... See full summary »

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Hilary Evans
Charles Irwin ...
Angus McVickers
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Capt. Easterling
Rex Evans ...
Gov. Henry Carlyle
Malú Gatica ...
Amanda
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Tomas Velasquez
Robert McNeeley ...
Manuelito
Nina Koshetz ...
Madame Duval
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Col. Ramsey
Sven Hugo Borg ...
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Sandro Giglio ...
Don Ramon
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Viceroy
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In 1690, years have passed since Captain Blood was pardoned by the Crown for his daring deeds against the Spanish on the Spanish Main, and he is living quietly on his plantation in the West Indies, practicing medicine and planning his marriage to Isabella. But his peaceful existence is shattered when Hilary Evans arrives and arrests him on a piracy charge. Somebody has been raiding the islands, and making it appear it was Captain Blood. In order to prove his innocence, Captain Blood has to sail again under the "Jolly Roger." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Passions run hot and blood runs cold!


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27 August 1952 (USA)  »

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Bandera negra  »

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1.37 : 1
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Includes black and white archive footage from Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950), used in flashback form. See more »

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Though the film is set in 1690, one of the characters sings "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's opera "The Barber of Seville," which wasn't written until 1816. See more »

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Follows Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950) See more »

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Pirate movies now aren't as good as they used to be
18 April 2006 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

This is the latest retelling of the film which made Errol Flynn a star. Louis Heyward plays a convincing Peter Blood, a doctor who becomes a pirate when he is convicted unjustly. I enjoyed the movie when I saw it as a kid. I don't know if I will still like it now. I will have a chance to see it again as Sony MGM is planning to release it on DVD on June 27, 2006 as a double program with "Fortunes of Captain Blood". "Captain Pirate" is a loose remake of "Fortunes..." made 2 years later again starring Heyward as Blood and in color this time and written by the same screen writers, Frank Burt and Robert Libott. However, at that time, I found "Fortunes..." to be a better film. Now I'll be able to judge them when the DVD comes out. By the way, my favorite pirate movie of all time, then and now, is still "The Crimson Pirate" with Burt Lancaster.


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