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Treasure Island (1934)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Family | 17 August 1934 (USA)
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.

Director:

Victor Fleming

Writers:

Robert Louis Stevenson (novel), John Lee Mahin (screen play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wallace Beery ... Long John Silver
Jackie Cooper ... Jim Hawkins
Lionel Barrymore ... Billy Bones
Otto Kruger ... Doctor Livesey
Lewis Stone ... Captain Smollett
Nigel Bruce ... Squire Trelawney
Charles 'Chic' Sale ... Ben Gunn
William V. Mong ... Pew
Charles McNaughton Charles McNaughton ... Black Dog
Dorothy Peterson ... Mrs. Hawkins
Douglass Dumbrille ... Pirate of the Spanish Main (as Douglas Dumbrille)
Edmund Breese ... Pirate of the Spanish Main
Olin Howland ... Pirate of the Spanish Main
Charles Irwin Charles Irwin ... Pirate of the Spanish Main
Edward Pawley ... Pirate of the Spanish Main
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Storyline

Former pirate Billy Bones boards at the seaside inn operated by Jim Hawkins and his mother and confides his dread of discovery by his old cohorts to the young boy. After Bones' death, Jim shares his treasure map with the reputable gentry, Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney, who organize an expedition to recover the buried loot. Long John Silver, a charming but ruthless rogue, is able to infiltrate the ship with his pirate co-conspirators and mercilessly murders loyal crew members. In the subsequent struggle with the mutineers over the buried gold, half-witted marooned pirate Ben Gunn may hold the key to victory. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com)

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Taglines:

We invite you to come and be a kid again and live again those joyous days of youth (Print Ad- Altus Times-Democrat, ((Altus, Oklahoma)) 7 September 1934) See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ilha do Tesouro See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,537,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,957,320
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Black and White (Sepiatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

MGM boss Louis B. Mayer insisted on a happy ending, so there had to be a re-shoot. Wallace Beery so resented this that he sabotaged the extra work by blowing his lines, staying in his dressing room for hours or taking long breaks. As a result, what was scheduled as a one day shoot took four days. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Alexander Smollett: My name is Alexander Smollett. I've flown my sovereign's colors, and I'll see you all to Davy Jones.
Long John Silver: [Lying on the ground without his crutch] That final?
Capt. Alexander Smollett: That's the last good word you'll hear out of me, by heaven. The next time we meet, I'll put a bullet in you. Do you meet my terms?
Long John Silver: No!
Capt. Alexander Smollett: Then tumble out of here, m'lad, hand over hand on the double!
Long John Silver: Gimme a hand up?
Capt. Alexander Smollett: Yah! I'd sooner touch carrion!
Long John Silver: Who'll give me a hand up?
[No one replies]
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Alternate Versions

Also available in a colorized version. See more »

Connections

Version of Muppet Treasure Island (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Rule Britannia
(1740) (uncredited)
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Words by James Thomson
Background music when the Hispanola leaves Bristol, England
Reprised when land is sighted
Reprised at the stockade when the Union Jack is raised
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Good Version
16 May 2004 | by The_RookSee all my reviews

I have seen most versions of Treasure Island. This is one of my favorites. Not what I would call erotic in any shape or form. Good Beery and Coogan vehicle with plenty of pirates and treasure hunting as other versions. The story line is not much different than any other. It seems a bit brighter and more lighthearted. Although none are very true to the story this one is a decent adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson book. I happen to like the casting of Lionel Barrymore, Otto Kruger, Lewis Stone, and Nigel Bruce in this gem. Their defense of the Island Stockade is exciting. It has more replayability than all but a couple. It is great fun for the whole family for a lazy afternoon. A notch above most except perhaps the one with Charlton Heston. I certainly hope to see this on DVD since I would add it to my collection.


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