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A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Peg
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Jamie
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Brimstone / Mudhook
George Eastman ...
Don Aragon
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Velvet
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Lucy-Ann
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Fly Speck
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Barfly the Parrot (voice)
Phil Brown ...
Sandy
Davor Antolic ...
Rooster
Stole Arandjelovic ...
Beanbelly
Fabijan Sovagovic ...
Blackfoot
Shaft Douglas ...
Beau
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dragomir Stanojevic ...
(as Dragomir Stanojevic-Bata Kameni)
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A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way.

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His name is Captain Peg and he wasn't born to die in bed! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Western

Certificate:

G
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Release Date:

4 December 1973 (Yugoslavia)  »

Also Known As:

Jamie's Treasure Hunt  »

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1.85 : 1
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The hot air balloon is far too small & slender to carry even one boy. See more »

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Silver Fishes
Music and Lyrics by John Cameron
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botched effort, despite many talents involved
30 June 2011 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Director-star Kirk Douglas is all ham as 'Peg' in this surprisingly amateurish remake of "Treasure Island" in a western setting. What probably undoes this film more than anything else is the inept editing. Scenes do not transition well at all. Lesley-Anne Down is quite beautiful as Lucy-Ann, and even gets to sing a ballad (probably the film's highlight) written by John Cameron (who provided the film's score). Danny Devito turns up in perhaps his first major film role as a pirate, along with Don Stroud (the villain in "Coogan's Bluff"). Mark Lester's early '70s haircut (or lack of one) is more in keeping with then-mod fashion than with the early 19th century (he had a much shorter coif in the Dickens musical "Oliver"). Mel Blanc provides the voice of the parrot. Filmed in Yugoslavia. Odd picture. Should have been much better. Douglas is a maverick actor, but he plays this one verrrry broadly. At least he seemed to have been genuinely enjoying himself.


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