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Captain Blood Overview:

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) Starring Flynn and De Havilland

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 8, 2019 From 4 Star Films

To a certain stratum of society?— namely classic movie fans — it’s nearly impossible to imagine Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland not being paired together or not being box office draws, for that matter. However, on both accounts in 1935, the studio was taking quite the risk, sti... Read full article


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


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Quotes from

Dr. Peter Blood: Miss Bishop, it's difficult for an Irishman to apologize; but I hope you can forgive me for having thought badly of you.
Arabella Bishop: I will if you tell me how you think of me now.
Dr. Peter Blood: How I think of you now? I think of you... I think of you as the woman who owns me - her slave. But I think the man is lucky who can count you his friend.
Arabella Bishop: I think you know YOU can.


Dr. Peter Blood: How was I to know, be dad, that a devil could have... that a devil could have an angel for a niece.


[Arabella extends her hand for him to shake - he kisses her - she's startled, pulls away and slaps him]
Dr. Peter Blood: Your slave is grateful for all marks of favor.
Arabella Bishop: When you forget your slavery and go so far...
Dr. Peter Blood: Now there you're mistaken. However far this slave may go, he won't forget. That's a characteristic that the Irish have in common with the elephants.


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Facts about

Basil Rathbone felt miscast as a French pirate.
The card game Bronson and Whacker are playing is Cribbage.
The first film to feature a musical score by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, one of Hollywood's greatest composers. Korngold was given three weeks to score the film, although during the day he was working on adapting the score of an operetta for Paramount called Give Us This Night. He worked nights on the score for this film.
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