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.
Did You Know?
This was the first of three Pirate films that Peter Boyle
appeared in in a 10 year period. The others were " Swashbuckler " and " Yellowbeard " , all made at a time when no one was really making Pirate films. See more
When Bill Bombay throws a cannonball supposedly made of silver at Scratcher's head it bounces off, hits the water and floats away. See more
We are peaceful Portuguese fishermen, sir.
I don't see any fish.
Ah, that's 'cause they're all in the sea.
And who says we Portuguese fishermen do not have a sense of humor, eh?
Practically everybody, sir.
The Balland of Dick Scratcher
Music by Denis King
Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh See more