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The pirates of the silver screen collection, (videorecording)

The pirates of the silver screen collection
The pirates of the silver screen collection
  • The black pirate (1926, 90 min.): An adventurer joins a band of bloodthirsty cutthroats to lead them into a trap and bring them to justice, but things get complicated when the pirates take a noble lady captive
  • Captain Kidd (1945, 83 min.): The low-born but conniving Kidd aspires to become a great gentleman. Meanwhile, he arranges the death of anyone who gets in his way, especially anyone who knows of the treasure he buried on a remote shore
  • Captain Kidd's kids (1919, 21 min.): Harold Lloyd dreams he is held captive by a gang of female pirates. But who hasn't dreamed that?
  • Treasure Island (1960, 87 min.): A teleplay from The DuPont show of the month, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's tale
  • The dancing pirate (1936, 83 min.): A pirate musical? Sort of. A Boston dancing teacher is shanghaied but escapes into Spanish California, only to be arrested and convicted of being the pirate captain. Can he dance his way off the gallows? From a story by Emma Lindsay Squier
  • Shanghaied (1915, 27 min.): The Little Tramp helps a desperate shipowner shanghai a crew for a ship he plans to scuttle for insurance money
  • Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island (1954, 104 min.): Long John Silver reunites with Jim Hawkins to find the rest of his missing treasure. Several episodes of the television series The adventures of Long John Silver were edited together to form this film
  • The Love Nest (1923, 20 min.): Adrift at sea, Buster Keaton is "rescued" by the ruthless captain of the good ship Love Nest. A parody of Jack London's The Sea Wolf
  • The buccaneers (1924, 17 min.): Children have been playing pirates for ages, but things get out of hand when the Our Gang kids go to sea
  • The adventures of Long John Silver (1955, 156 min. (disc 4) and 159 min. (disc 5)): Twelve episodes of the TV series, in which the reformed buccaneer (if he is indeed reformed) and Jack Hawkins live in the pirate-infested town of Porto Bello, and their adventures together continue
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  • The black pirate: photographed by Henry Sharp ; film cutter, William Nolan ; musical score, Mortimer Wilson ; research director, Arthur Woods ; consultants, Dwight Franklin, Robert Nichols
  • Captain Kidd: Cinematographer, Archie Stout ; musical score by Werner Janssen, conducting the Janssen Symphony Orchestra
  • Treasure Island: Songs and sea shanties by The Clancy Boys and Tom Makem
  • The dancing pirate: Photographed by William V. Skall ; edited by Archie F. Marshek ; music, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart ; musical director, Alfred Newman
  • Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island: Music, David Buttolph, conducting the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  • The black pirate: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, TempĂ© Pigott, Donald Crisp, Sam de Grasse, Anders Randolf, Charles Stevens, John Wallace, Fred Becker, Charles Belcher, E.J. Ratcliffe
  • Captain Kidd: Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton
  • Captain Kidd's kids: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, Harry Pollard, Fred Newmeyer, Helen Gilmore
  • Treasure Island: Hugh Griffith, Max Adrian, Michael Gough, Barry Morse, Boris Karloff, Richard O'Sullivan
  • The dancing pirate: Charles Collins, Frank Morgan, Steffi Duna
  • Shanghaied: Charles Chaplin
  • Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island: Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist, Lloyd Berrell, Grant Taylor, Rodney Taylor, Kit Taylor
  • The paleface, The blacksmith, The Love Nest: Buster Keaton
  • The adventures of Long John Silver: Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist, Kit Taylor
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The pirates of the silver screen collection, (videorecording)
The pirates of the silver screen collection, (videorecording)
  • Title from container
  • "A broadside of five feature films, plus a bounty of TV episodes, movie shorts, and more."
  • Standard, 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Passport Video: DVD-5860 (container), DVD-5861--DVD-5865 (discs)
  • Includes two short films, The paleface and The blacksmith, not mentioned on container
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  • multicolored
  • black and white
  • Treasure Island
  • adapted for television by Michael Dine ; produced by David Susskind ; directed by Daniel Petrie ; a Talent Associates production.
  • The dancing pirate
  • Pioneer Pictures ; produced by John Speaks ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; screen play by Ray Harris and Francis Edwards Faragoh ; adaptation by Jack Wagner and Boris Ingster ; directed by Lloyd Corrigan.
  • Shanghaied
  • Disc 3.
  • Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island : formerly Long John Silver
  • written by Martin Rackin ; produced by Joseph Kaufman ; directed by Byron Haskin.
  • The paleface
  • Joseph M. Schenck presents ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline.
  • Disc 1.
  • The blacksmith
  • Joseph M. Schenck presents ; written and directred by Buster Keaton and Mal St. Clair.
  • The Love Nest
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  • Joseph M. Schenck presents ; written and directed by Buster Keaton.
  • The buccaneers
  • Discs 4-5.
  • The adventures of Long John Silver
  • directed by Lee Sholem ; script, Kay Keavney, Martin Rackin:
  • Disc 4.
  • The black pirate
  • The necklace
  • Ship o' the dead
  • Sword of vengeance
  • Miss Purity's birthday
  • Dead reckoning
  • The orphan's Christmas.
  • Disc 5.
  • Devil's stew
  • Pieces of eight
  • Execution dock
  • story by Elton Thomas ; adapted by Jack Cunningham ; directed by Albert Parker.
  • The eviction
  • The pink pearl
  • The tale of a tooth
  • Captain Kidd
  • a Robert L. Lippert Pictures presentation ; a Rowland V. Lee production ; screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine ; original story by Robert N. Lee ; produced by Benedict Bogeaus ; directed by Rowland V. Lee.
  • Captain Kidd's kids
  • directed by Hal Roach
  • Disc 2.
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5 videodiscs (ca. 845 min.)
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sd. and si., col. and b&w
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  • DVD-5860
  • DVD-5861--DVD-5865
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