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Falsely accused by the corrupt Governor Elden of Charleston of fencing stolen pirate booty, young Davey Crandall and friend Tom Botts buy passage on the ship of local buccaneer Bloodthirsty Ben. They avoid being killed by faking a case of the pox, which causes the panicked captain and crew to desert the ship. The two find themselves alone, and when a lucky cannon shot hits a mast on a British ship, they find themselves mistaken for pirates. They sail to Tortuga, where they recruit such notorious corsairs as Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Anne Bonney, and Blackbeard to lay siege to Chaleston and expose the villain Elden.

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  1. Charles Barton


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  1. Donald O'Connor

    Donald O'Connor

    Davey Crandall

  2. Helena Carter

    Helena Carter

    Lady Sylvia Copeland

  3. Will Geer

    Will Geer

    Tom Botts

  4. John Emery

    John Emery

    Governor Elden

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    Stanley Logan

    Lord Montrose

  6. Kathryn Givney

    Kathryn Givney

    Lady Montrose

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 16m

Budget -

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  • April 26, 1951



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