Pirates and Seafaring Swashbucklers on the Hollywood Screen

Plots, Critiques, Casts and Credits for 137 Theatrical and Made-for-Television Releases

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About the Book

Pirate films hold a special appeal for movie fans, with swashbuckling heroes performing their derring-do in a bygone era. Full filmographic data are provided for each of the 137 feature and made-for-television pirate films from 1914 through 1992, including complete casts and credits, year of release and studio. Each entry also includes an essay blending plot synopsis and critical commentary.

About the Author(s)

James Robert Parish has written more than 100 books on the entertainment industry. He lives in Studio City, California.

Bibliographic Details

James Robert Parish
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 240
Bibliographic Info: chronology, index
Copyright Date: 2014 [1995]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7742-5
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

Chronology 11

The Films 15

Index 197

Book Reviews & Awards

“well done and fills a gap. Recommended”—Choice; “an enjoyable read and invaluable source”—The Big Reel; “a must”—Examiner.com; “highly useful. The author of this book about film has impressively gone to much trouble to cover background about the subject in general”—ARBA; “essential…a fine well-written and well-researched text”—Destructive Music; “absorbing reading”—Past Times.