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Treasure Island (1934)

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Release Date: Aug 17, 1934 Wide

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This fifth film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island boasts an all-star MGM cast, headed by Wallace Beery as Long John Silver and Jackie Cooper as Jim Hawkins. The screenplay, by John Lee Mahin, John Howard Lawson and Leonard Praskins, remains faithful to the Stevenson original...up to a point. The story begins when drunken old sea dog Billy Bones (Lionel Barrymore) drags himself into the seaside pub managed by Jim and his mother (Dorothy Peterson). After Billy is killed by the

Oct 10, 2006

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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (0) | DVD (5)

Spry adaptation of beloved pirate yarn has a treasured cast.

December 15, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
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A quality Hollywood adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson kiddie classic.

July 15, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Five minutes into the picture, I pretty much forgot about its 1934 production date and was caught up in the characters and story.

October 16, 2006 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

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Shiver me timbers matey, this one contains every pirate cliche' you can imagine. Peg-legged rogues with parrots on their shoulders and rum bottles in their waistbands. Absolutely wonderful!
December 12, 2009
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