- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 19, 2010
- Originally Released: 1972
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Pay heed, good mates. Let nary a mother's son speak of the treasure map bestowed upon cabin boy Jim Hawkins. Be as silent as the grave. To the plank if ye as much as breathe a word to that peg legged seadog known as Long John Silver. The ideal match of larger-than-life role and a legendary actor, this lavish 1972 version of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure classic stars Orson Welles as Silver, swaggering and conniving in grand skull-'n'-bones tradition. The end always justifies the means for boisterous Silver, so he'll be both friend and fie to wide-eyed Jim (Kim Burfield) before this tale ends. But also know this, me hardies: young Jim has clever ways of his own.
The mysterious sea captain Billy Bones arrives at the Benbow Inn only to meet an untimely death. Shortly afterwards the innkeeper's son receives the "black spot" and a faded treasure map. After consulting with his two trusted friends, they set sail for Treasure Island.
Adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure story of piracy on the high seas with the wooden-legged Long John Silver, as he hunts for buried treasure to steal, and the cabin boy, Jim Hawkins, who tries to stop him.