In 1674, "reformed" pirate Sir Henry Morgan is a high official in Jamaica, but Edward Maynard hopes to win a large reward by proving Morgan still dabbles in piracy. Maynard goes undercover as ship's surgeon with a Morgan henchman...who's been supplanted by notorious Blackbeard himself. Also on the ship is Edwina Mansfield, seemingly a damsel in distress, to whom there's much more than meets the eye.
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They took what they wanted...and they wanted the world!
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Opening credits: This photoplay is based on certain actual and outstanding events in the lives of its principal characters, but the other events and the other characters, except those representing persons whose true names are used, are fictional. See more
Sea battle scene toward the end was from same footage as The Spanish Main, 1945. See more
[after another pirate pleas for sailor's last rites of the sea
"Get your hats off. Lay hold, four of ya. For distance this time.
[Four pirates pick up the body by the arms and legs and move to the ships side railing and start to swing the body
One, and the body, the body , I say. Two, shall be cast, be cast, I say. Three, into the sea, the sea, into the sea goes he!
[the pirates throw the body overboard and then look over the rail to see the body floating by
Now away with ya! And divvy up his ...
Opening credits prologue: "The meeker the man, the more pirate he, Snug in his armchair, far from the sea, And reason commends his position: He has all of the fun and none of the woes, Masters the ladies and scuttles his foes, And cheats both the noose and perdition!"
"THE ARMCHAIR PIRATE" -Anon.- See more
Features The Spanish Main
Traditional sea shanty
Sung by pirate crew See more