1. The Caine Mutiny (Columbia, 1954). Swedish poster

    Starring Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Robert Francis, May Wynn, Tom Tully, E.G. Marshall, Lee Marvin, Arthur Franz, Warner Anderson, Claude Akins, Katherine Warren, Jerry Paris, Steve Brodie, Herbert Anderson, James Best

    Directed by Edward Dmytryk

     
  2. The Return of Chandu (Principal Distributing, 1934)

    At the height of his career, Bela Lugosi, star of Universal’s classic Dracula (1931), appeared as Frank Chandler, aka Chandu the Magician in this classic serial.

    Chandu’s irresistible powers of hypnotism made this exotic chapterplay is a favorite of serial fans everywhere.

     
  3. poster:The Narrow Corner (Warner Brothers)

    The Narrow Corner (1933) - Based on the third and last ‘exotic’ novel bySomerset Maugham, published 1932.

    Fairbanks plays a fugitive on the run from a manslaughter charge.

    Remade in 1936 (with tighter censorship restrictions in effect) as Isle of Fury starring Humphrey Bogart .

     
  4. Plymouth Adventure (MGM, 1952) Belgian movie poster

    Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred-odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620, including their unexpected arrival in what would go on to become Plymouth, Massachusetts. Along the way, the Captain has an ill-starred romance with the wife of a religious fanatic that ends in a sudden, dramatic way off the coast of Cape Cod. +

    Spencer Tracy stars as bull-stubborn Captain Christopher Jones, who intends to guide the Mayflower to its destination come Hell, high water or any other obstacle. Plymouth Adventure tells its tale professionally and with satisfactory entertainment value, winning an Academy Award for best special effects. +

    Lloyd Bridges provides comic relief as the first-mate Coppin. The screenplay was adapted from the novel The Plymouth Adventure by Ernest Gébler.

    The actual model of the Mayflower used in the movie is on display at the Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood restaurant in Myrtle Beach, SC. +

     
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  6. Captain Kidd’s Kids
    Starring Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, ‘Snub’ Pollard, Fred Newmeyer, Helen Gilmore, Charles E. Stevenson, Noah Young, Marie Mosquini, and Sammy Brooks. Directed by Hal Roach.

     
  7. The Caine Mutiny German poster for 1960’s re-release

     
  8. Derelict
    (Paramount, 1930)

    Starring George Bancroft, Jessie Royce Landis, William ‘Stage’ Boyd, and Donald Stuart.
    Directed by Rowland V. Lee.

     
  9. Captain Blood (Warner Brothers, 1935)

    Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Lionel Atwill, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Forrester Harvey, Frank McGlynn Sr., Holmes Herbert, David Torrence, and J. Carrol Naish.

    Directed by Michael Curtiz

     
  10.  Captain Blood (Warner Brothers, 1935)

    poster for 1948 re-release

    Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Lionel Atwill, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Forrester Harvey, Frank McGlynn Sr., Holmes Herbert, David Torrence, and J. Carrol Naish.

    Directed by Michael Curtiz

     
  11. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
    (Warner Brothers, 1953)
    Starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, and Charles Laughton

    Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are cast as Rocky and Puddn’head, waiters at a pirate hangout on the island of Tortuga. Captain Kidd is played by no less than Charles Laughton, who reportedly agreed to sign up for this film because he wanted to learn how to perform a comedy double-take.

    Rocky and Pudd’nhead are shanghaied by Kidd, setting the stage for a climactic treasure hunt and chase on a faraway Skull Island. Laughton takes to broad slapstick comedy like a fish to water, and is at times a lot funnier than Bud and Lou. In color. +

     
  12. Fortunes of Captain Blood (Columbia, 1950)

    Starring Louis Hayward; who also appeared later in Captain Pirate (Columbia, 1952)

    Based on the 1922 novel Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini

     
  13. A Girl in Every Port (Fox, 1928)Howard Hawks directs Victor McLaglen and Robert Armstrong as carousing sailors looking for sexual conquests in this pre-Code comedy. Louise Brooks co-stars as the gold digging femme fatale.

     
  14. Adventure’s End; 1937 (poster for 1949 re-release)

    Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade (John Wayne) escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate. +

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  15. The Buccaneer (Paramount, 1938)

    Fredric March stars in this historical fiction account of French plunderer Jean Lafitte’s involvement in the War of 1812.

    Set in early nineteenth century “buccaneer’s haven” off the coast of New Orleans, this exhilarating tale of looting and love boasted a huge production budget that included 63 functional cannons.

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