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6 /10
Average Rating
6.56 /10
Tyrone Power, Maureen O%27Hara, George Sanders
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Directed by: Henry King
Written by: Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller from Rafael Sabatini's novel

Released: 1942
Origin: US
Colour: C
Length: 85

Former pirate (Tyrone Power) is elected governor of Jamaica and tries to clear up the Caribbean.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Piratical derring-do, which doesn't quite deserve classic status because of colourless leads: Maureen O'Hara, below par, and Tyrone Power in a role more suited to Errol Flynn. But there's plenty to enjoy in the eventful script and splendid array of dastardly villains, including George Sanders (with red beard) and Anthony Quinn (with one eye). Leon Shamroy's cinematography won an Oscar.

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