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Pirates of the Silver Screen Collection DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 202294258
UPC: 025493586091
UPC 14: 00025493586091
Category Keywords: Action  Classic  Pirates
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This swashbuckling collection includes THE BLACK PIRATE, CAPTAIN KIDD, the Boris Karloff version of TREASURE ISLAND, and DANCING PIRATE. Please see individual titles for synopsis information.System Requirements:Running Time: 700 minutesFormat: DVD MOVIE

"[Captain] ...the story entertains and it's ably directed by Rowland V. Lee.  Barrie Maxwell, DVD Verdict
"[Black] The best stunts were actually performed by Richard Talmadge, but Fairbanks is captivating.  Gregory Weinkauf, New Times

Editor's Note
This swashbuckling collection includes THE BLACK PIRATE, CAPTAIN KIDD, the Boris Karloff version of TREASURE ISLAND, and DANCING PIRATE. Please see individual titles for synopsis information.


Video Features DVD

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Koch International
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/23/2006
Video Play Time Running Time: 700 minutes
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 5860
Video UPC UPC: 00025493586091
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 5

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Barbara Britton
Video Cast Info Boris Karloff
Video Cast Info Charles Laughton
Video Cast Info Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
Video Cast Info John Carradine
Video Cast Info Rita Hayworth
Video Cast Info Albert Parker - Director
Video Cast Info Byron Haskin - Director
Video Cast Info Lloyd Corrigan - Director
Video Cast Info Rowland V. Lee - Director


Oscar (1946)
   Video Award Name Werner Janssen, Nominee, [Captain] Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

Professional Reviews 7 of 10
[Treasure] When you think of Long John Silver, Robert Newton immediately jumps to mind -- not just the winking scowl, but that crackling har har har mates! voice, too. Pity then that the only reason this kid-friendly Island is truly memorable is Newton...This is a movie for kids who want to ride along with Jim. They won't envy his hairdo, but they'll dig the fact that he gets to strap on a musket. - Christopher Null

DVD Cult Review 8 of 10
[Captain] Laughton is great as Captain Kidd. Obviously, Laughton is not your typical pretty boy actor, so perhaps that's why the producers took a more cerebral approach to his portrayal of Kidd. Laughton uses some facial expressions, which brings to mind his unforgettable performance as Quasimodo. Instead, Randolph Scott gets the pretty boy role, but Scott rises above the conventions of a baby face, and exhibits a tougher-than-nails demeanor (that probably comes from years of playing heavies in Western movies). Barbara Britton brings a touch of class to her portrayal of Lady Ann. - Darren Collette

Decent Films Guide 9 of 10
[Black] Fairbanks's astonishing acrobatics remain dazzling today, and the climactic battle includes some great underwater footage of an aquatic assault on the pirates. This film includes Fairbanks' most famous and widely copied stunt, riding down a sail on the edge of a knife; but my favorite is the scene in which he cuts loose the corner of a billowing sail and then holds on as the wind carries him up off the deck of the ship and high into the rigging. - Steven D. Greydanus

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