When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using ... See full summary »
At the height of the Cold War, an East German refugee slips aboard an American military duty train leaving West Berlin, deep inside East Germany. The Russian and East German authorities ... See full summary »
Sean Flynn swashes but never buckles as the son of Captain Blood, a role played years earlier by his father, Errol. He fights pirates, withstands a hurricane and ends up with the beautiful leading lady, Alessandra Penaro at the final fade. This is by no means a great film (it is far better when seen in its original CinemaScope, which, alas, is not available on the video version), but as one of the last films of its type it is well worth a viewing. The handsome Flynn made only a handful of films before going missing as a war photographer in Cambodia, and this is his best. (If you like him in this one, try Mission to Venice.)THE SON OF CAPTAIN BLOOD is a great guilty pleasure for a rainy Sunday
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