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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame of shame, an intellectual. The British Navy, Yellowbeard, his son, and members of Yellowbeard's old crew all go after the treasure. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Trivia

Yellowbeard is based on and is a parody of the infamous, murderous real-life pirate Edward "Blackbeard" Teach. Blackbeard wove hemp into his hair, and lit it to frighten his prey, as Yellowbeard does in the film. Also, Teach was known for murdering the target ships' crew in horrific ways if the ship resisted in any way. See more »

Goofs

When Dan embraces Yellowbeard and accidentally stabs him, the hilt of the dagger changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Yellowbeard: You are a Yellowbeard!
Dan: What?
Yellowbeard: Killin' your father as I killed my father before me.
Dan: Dad, the blood...
Yellowbeard: That's what I like to hear! You are my son!
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Crazy Credits

Toward the end of the credits there is a dedication to Marty Feldman (who died during the filming) that simply states "For Marty" See more »

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Spoofs Blackbeard, the Pirate (1952) See more »

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Great writing and All star cast
4 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Yellowbeard is a rousing comedy about a pirate called Yellow beard who is searching for his treasure.

The cast is a who's who of British comedy icons, along with Cheech and Chong of America.

The writing is very much like the style of Monty Python. Many of Python's member's are in it. Not least of which is Graham Chapman in the starring role as Yellowbeard. Eric Idle and John Cleese also play roles. If you look hard you can see David Bowie in a bit role. Cheech and Chong have quite amusing sequences. As does Marty Feldman, and one of the best Madeleine Khan.

Hard to find....see it if you can.


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