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Treasure Island (1934) was a Adventure Film directed by Victor Fleming and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

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By Amanda Garrett on Nov 6, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm celebrating the 100th anniversary of the swashbuckler with an article about the Walt Disney version of Treasure Island (1950) starring Bobby Driscoll (left) as Jim Hawkins and Robert Newton as legendary pirate Long John Silver. This article is part of the Swashathon hosted by Movies Si... Read full article


Treasure Island (1950) with Robert Newton and Bobby Driscoll

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 16, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?Aargh, matey!? Them that dies will be the lucky ones!??? Long John Silver (Robert Newton) in one of his less endearing moments Laurence Olivier?? Spencer Tracy?? Anthony Hopkins?? Who?s the greatest film actor, you think?? Marlon Brando?? Robert De Niro?? Humphrey Bogart?? Add your own c... Read full article


Treasure Island (1950) with Robert Newton and Bobby Driscoll

By Greg Orypeck on Jul 16, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?Aargh, matey!? Them that dies will be the lucky ones!??? Long John Silver (Robert Newton) in one of his less endearing moments Laurence Olivier?? Spencer Tracy?? Anthony Hopkins?? Who?s the greatest film actor, you think?? Marlon Brando?? Robert De Niro?? Humphrey Bogart?? Add your own c... Read full article


Treasure Island (1950)

By Beatrice on Jul 13, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Treasure Island Directed by Byron Haskin Written by Lawrence Edwin Watkin from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson 1950/USA Walt Disney Studios First viewing/Netflix rental Disney’s first live-action feature is quite OK. This is a relatively faithful adaptation of Stevenson’s tale of ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: TREASURE ISLAND (1950)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 15, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Long before Pirates of the Caribbean, Disney set sail for Treasure Island (1950), a production that charted new territory for the studio as its first live action feature. Adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's influential tale of buccaneers and buried gold, the Disney version edits its source materi... Read full article


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Long John Silver: A treaty's only good until you find a chance to break 'em, matey.


Long John Silver: I like this boy, and if you understand the King's English, you better not lay a hand on 'im!
[the pirates seem to react aggressively]
Long John Silver: . You want to have it out with me?
[They back down]
Long John Silver: . That's better, George Merry. Why, this boy's got more fight than the whole of you!


Long John Silver: Silver's the name, Long John Silver they calls me. At your service, sir.
Squire Trelawney: Mr. Silver, Trelawney's my name, Squire Trelawney. And this is our cabin boy: Jim, Jim Hawkins.
Long John Silver: Aye, Matey. Smart as paint I'll warrant.
Jim Hawkins: Smart enough to see you've only one leg, sir.
Squire Trelawney: Jim Boy!
Jim Hawkins: Yes, sir.
Long John Silver: You're pretty smart, Jim. So was that French gunner who touched off the ball that blew that ol' leg o' mine overboard.


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