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Treasure Island (1972)

Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.

Directors:

John Hough, Andrea Bianchi (as Andrew White) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Wolf Mankowitz (adapted for the screen by), Orson Welles (adapted for the screen by) (as O. W. Jeeves) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Orson Welles ... Long John Silver
Kim Burfield ... Jim Hawkins
Lionel Stander ... Billy Bones
Walter Slezak ... Squire Trelawney
Ángel del Pozo ... Doctor Livesey (as Angel del Pozo)
Rik Battaglia ... Captain Smollett
Maria Rohm ... Mrs. Hawkins
Paul Muller ... Blind Pew
Jean Lefebvre ... Ben Gunn
Michel Garland Michel Garland ... Merry (as Michael Garland)
Aldo Sambrell ... Israel Hands
Alibe Parsons Alibe Parsons ... Mrs. Silver (as Alibe)
José Luis Chinchilla José Luis Chinchilla ... Anderson (as Chinchilla)
Víctor Israel ... Morgan
Adolfo Thous Adolfo Thous ... Black Dog
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Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.

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Now Orson Welles as "Long John Silver" See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

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Country:

UK | France | Italy | West Germany | Spain

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

October 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La isla del tesoro See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opening scenes were filmed in Italy, whilst the harbor and island scenes were filmed in Spain. See more »

Goofs

One of the crew imprisoned on the ship had broken free by smashing through a cabin door, but when Jim passes the door later that night, it is undamaged. See more »

Quotes

Billy Bones: They'll be a sea mist tonight, and maybe horrors climbing up at us, outta the sea onto the land. Keep watching!
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Version of Treasure Island (1950) See more »

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Best adaptation of Stevenson
23 April 2008 | by ubisuntleonesSee all my reviews

Treasure Island with O Wells is simply the best adaptation of the Stevenson story ever done. Why ? Beside the great play of Wells, and others good actors, i would say that the movie keep alive the spirit of the book which is the one of people who like the old seaman story, who like the wind, the sea, the waves, this touch of tough adventure and sea. BUT MORE important than anything else, the movie keeps and makes everyone feel strongly this specific young spirit with the which one Stevenson himself started his book : spirit which is necessary to enjoy this sort of story. Really better than the one of Walt Disney ( too sugary ), this Treasure Island will enjoy people who like to be told a story like when one read the book for hours and hours, unable to leave it. Or like children, exactly the expectation of Stevenson, who told too about the young of his time : "may be too wise young..." "Too wise", meaning unable to taste the spirit of adventure and ability to dream, sail full of wind and salt ! The music is great too. N.


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