A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot. Written by
First he buried the Captain's treasure. Then he buried the Captain.
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Filmed independently in 1973 for Columbia Pictures release, it was shelved by the studio, reportedly due to the "too parochial" nature of its comic content. Thought to be incomplete and unfinished, it reappeared on pay-TV over a decade later, in 1984. See more
The food, Captain. The men have only been given five beans a meal. They want more food or they will mutiny.
Mutiny? What's that?
It means we'll stop work.
Stop work? That's mutiny!
The Balland of Dick Scratcher
Music by Denis King
Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh See more