In this sequel to Treasure Island, Long John hopes to rescue his friend Jim from a rival pirate and return for more treasure.

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Robert Louis Stevenson's immortal Long John Silver
Connie Gilchrist ...
Lloyd Berrell ...
Capt. Mendoza, 'El Toro'
Grant Taylor ...
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Israel Hands (as Rodney Taylor)
Harvey Adams ...
Muriel Steinbeck ...
Henry Gilbert ...
Billy Bowlegs
John Brunskill ...
Eric Reiman ...
Lanky pirate
Harry Hambleton ...
Syd Chambers ...
Ned Shill
George Simpson-Lyttle ...
Capt. Asa MacDougall (as George Simpson-Little)
Tony Arpino ...
Mendoza pirate
Al Thomas ...
Mendoza pirate
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After the Treasure Island adventure, Long John Silver turns up on a British Caribbean island, where he hears that rival pirate Mendoza has taken the ship carrying the governor's daughter...and his young friend Jim Hawkins. Naturally, there's more to his rescue plan than meets the eye; he hopes to get a new ship and go back for more treasure... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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21 December 1954 (USA)  »

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Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Father and son Grant Taylor and Kit Taylor appear together. However Rod Taylor is not a relation. See more »

Goofs

When Silver lays out the plan to 'El Toro' Mendoza to waylay Sir Henry's warehouse of jewels and rum, it called for two signal fires to send the governor's warships south as a diversion, while the pirates would head north toward the warehouse. However, only one signal fire was lit, which was the signal for Henry's men to go north as well. See more »

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Long John Silver: Milk! I've been poisoned!
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Followed by Return to Treasure Island (1986) See more »

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Pirates make a western and create bilge
19 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

This film is a great example of what happens when Hollywood hacks decide to take a classic character from literature and prostitute it for all it's worth.

So, cobble together a script full of "arrrghs" and "belays", hire a few props and stuntmen from a western and, by heck, while you're at it write in a hoedown scene to boot.

Invent a love interest for Long John Silver who has all the characteristics of a 19th century American mom.

Transport it to what looks to be the Australian bush and pretend that it's a tropical island.

The only thing going for this bucket of bilge is Robert Newton.


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