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Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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

Director: Byron Haskin
Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.

Directors: Andrea Bianchi, John Hough, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Orson Welles, Kim Burfield, Lionel Stander
Family | Western | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar
Stars: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Brandon De Wilde
Treasure Island II (1999)
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An adaptation of the Robert Lewis Stevenson adventure classic, in which a young boy sets off on a voyage armed with a map to buried treasure.

Director: Peter Rowe
Stars: Sarah Holland, Pax Lohan, Anthony Booth
Family | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Jeff York
Certificate: Passed Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.

Directors: Harold D. Schuster, Hamilton Luske
Stars: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll
Action | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way.

Director: Francis D. Lyon
Stars: Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow
Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie
Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.

Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan
Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short
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Complete series cast summary:
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 Capt. Long John Silver (26 episodes, 1956-1957)
Connie Gilchrist ...
 Purity Pinker (26 episodes, 1956-1957)
Kit Taylor ...
 Jim Hawkins (22 episodes, 1956-1957)
Eric Reiman ...
 Trip Fenner (15 episodes, 1956-1957)
John Brunskill ...
 Old Stingley (15 episodes, 1956-1957)
Harry Hambleton ...
 Big Eric (15 episodes, 1956-1957)
Grant Taylor ...
 Patch (15 episodes, 1956-1957)
Billy Kay ...
 Ironhand (12 episodes, 1956-1957)
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7 July 1958 (Australia)  »

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Father and son Grant Taylor and Kit Taylor appear together. See more »

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[Long John is mortified when his crew pays more attention to the women they've rescued than the French treasure they've captured]
Capt. Long John Silver: Arrrr, females!
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Referenced in Make Room for Daddy: Danny's Comeback (1956) See more »

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Fine work
2 February 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

While the series is pretty dated, and occasionally politically incorrect, it is an exuberant romp. Robert Newton's performance has always struck me as the definitive interpretation of the role. The production values for 1950s TV were actually pretty good. The script writing is fairly good, and the stories weather well. Some episodes are truly excellent,for example "Execution Dock" which contains a great, extended, surreal dream sequence that has rarely been equaled. I recently obtained a copy of the DVD set for my children (8 and 6) to watch, and they are entranced. I found that interesting, since their only previous exposure to the "pirate" sub-genre had been the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, but the lack of special effects, and Johnny Depp silliness didn't not seem to cause any problem.


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