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Captain Blood (1935) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Harry Joe Brown, Gordon Hollingshead and Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the novel Captain Blood: His Odyssey written by Rafael Sabatini published in 1922.

Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best DirectorMichael CurtizNominated
Best Music - ScoringWarner Bros.-First National Studio Music Department, Leo Forbstein, head of department (Score by ErNominated
Best PictureCosmopolitanNominated
Best WritingCasey RobinsonNominated
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Captain Blood (1935)

By Amanda Garrett on Jul 3, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm writing about the swashbuckler Captain Blood (1935), starring Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn. This article is part of The Second Annual Olivia de Havilland Blogathon + Errol Flynn hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. The 1935 pi... Read full article


Captain Blood (1935)

By Cameron on Jul 30, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://phineasazcuy.wordpress.com/2012/02/16/captain-blood-a-film-is-born/ Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own Warner Brothers’ Studio thought that a big, swashbuckling pirate movie would be just the thing after other studios found success with Treasure Island (1934) and The Cou... Read full article


Captain Blood (1935)

By Cameron on Jul 30, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://phineasazcuy.wordpress.com/2012/02/16/captain-blood-a-film-is-born/ Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own Warner Brothers’ Studio thought that a big, swashbuckling pirate movie would be just the thing after other studios found success with Treasure Island (1934) and The Cou... Read full article


Captain Blood (1935) (2)

By Beatrice on May 6, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Captain Blood Directed by Michael Curtiz 1935/USA Warner Bros Repeat viewing #88 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Captain Peter Blood (Errol Flynn) is living peacefully as a physician when he is called on to tend a wounded rebel. ?For his trouble, he is convicted of treason and transported... Read full article


Captain Blood (1935) (1)

By Kristen on Aug 3, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

It’s easy to see where Pirates of the Caribbean (the film not the ride) got their inspiration; from Errol Flynn and Captain Blood. ?I’m not a fan of pirate adventure films but I wanted a better grasp of Flynn’s background considering the rabid fan base that got him the win in the 1... Read full article


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Quotes from

Capt. Hobart: Don't fling your French at me!
Dr. Peter Blood: Latin, my dull friend. It means I'm a doctor.


Dr. Peter Blood: Nuttall, me lad, there's just one other little thing. Do you think you could find me a good stout piece of timber? About so thick and so long?
Honesty Nuttall: Yes, I think so.
Dr. Peter Blood: Then do so and lash it to your spine - it needs stiffening. Courage! We'll join you at midnight.


Dr. Peter Blood: My business was with his wounds, not his politics.
Baron Jeffreys: Did you know the law that any person who does knowingly receive, harbor, comfort or succor a rebel is as guilty as if he himself bore arms?
Dr. Peter Blood: I only knew my sacred duty as a physician.
Baron Jeffreys: Your sacred duty, rogue, is to your king!
Dr. Peter Blood: I thought it was to my fellow man.


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Facts about

Captain Blood is the first of eight films co-starring Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 27, 1937 with Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone and Henry Stephenson reprising their film roles.
Basil Rathbone felt miscast as a French pirate.
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