5.8/10
269
18 user 5 critic

Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Romance | 19 May 1950 (USA)
When some of his crew are captured by the Spaniards in Rio De La Hacha, pirate Captain Peter Blood enters the city in disguise in order to free his men from Marquis De Riconete's prison.

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writers:

Michael Hogan (screenplay), Robert Libott (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1690, pardoned pirate Captain Blood's quiet existence is shaken when the Crown re-arrests him on fresh piracy charges but the captain suspects he's being set-up.

Director: Ralph Murphy
Stars: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, John Sutton
Action | Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Young nobleman Richard Shelton returns from the War of the Roses to find his father murdered, a fugitive family friend blamed, and his uncle occupying his estates.

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Louis Hayward, Janet Blair, George Macready
Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Starting with a violent prison break, clever, ruthless Ralph Cotter corrupts everyone around him.

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak.

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond
Borderline (1950)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, but neither is aware of the other's identity.

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.

Director: Henry Hathaway
Stars: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

During the 1950s, a corrupt labor union boss and the mob silence all those who witness their shady activities but an honest union member threatens to testify in front of a Senate Committee, thus becoming a murder-target.

Director: Charles F. Haas
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When Frank Johnson becomes an eyewitness to a murder, he's pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, the police, and the murderer.

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe, Robert Keith
Dial 1119 (1950)
Certificate: Passed Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An escaped mental patient causes havoc.

Director: Gerald Mayer
Stars: Marshall Thompson, Virginia Field, Andrea King
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Charlie tries to discover the identity of a strangler who strikes multiple times on a cruise ship bound from Honolulu to California.

Director: Eugene Forde
Stars: Sidney Toler, Marjorie Weaver, Lionel Atwill
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Inspector Chan investigates a group of travelers, one of whom is a saboteur.

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Sidney Toler, Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Undercover agent Mark Sheldon gets paroled to a remote tropical island with a diamond mine manned by slave labor run by sadistic Stephen Danel.

Director: Charles Barton
Stars: Peter Lorre, Rochelle Hudson, Robert Wilcox
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Hayward ... Captain Peter Blood
Patricia Medina ... Isabelita Sotomayor
George Macready ... Marquis de Riconete
Alfonso Bedoya ... Carmilio
Dona Drake ... Pepita Maria Rosados
Lowell Gilmore ... George Fairfax
Wilton Graff ... Capt. Alvarado
Curt Bois ... King Charles II
Lumsden Hare ... Tom Mannering
Billy Bevan ... Billy Bragg (as William Bevan)
Harry Cording ... Will Ward
Duke York ... Andrew Hardy
Sven Hugo Borg ... Swede
Martin Garralaga ... Antonio Viamonte
James Fairfax James Fairfax ... Nat Russell
Edit

Storyline

When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using them as slave labor harvesting pearls from the sea. With help of the Marquis' daughter Isabelita he not only manages to rescue his men but also vanquishes the Marquis in a sea battle. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Sabatini's famous buccaneer in swashbuckling adventure...exotic romance!


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Liebe unter schwarzen Segeln See more »

Filming Locations:

Hollywood, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the beginning of the picture, Captain Blood orders two warning shots fired across the bow of a ship. When they do not respond, he orders the crew to raise the Jolly Roger, which they do. However, the pirate flag was already flying when the shots were fired. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ship's Lookout: Captain Blood! Captain Blood, there's a prize off our starboard bow flying Spanish colors.
Capt. Peter Blood: Bosun.
Boatswain: Aye, sir?
Capt. Peter Blood: Man the guns. Cram on full sail.
Boatswain: [blows whistle] Man the guns!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Woman on the Run (1950) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great adventure is a good follow up to the Errol Flynn movie
26 August 2007 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

Mostly landlocked follow up to the Errol Flynn movie and based on another novel in the series concerns Louis Hayward trying to rescue a number of his crew who have been captured by an evil governor and forced into slavery as pearl divers. Most of the film has Hayward disguised as a fruit merchant attempting to get information that will help him free his men...while flirting with several women and fighting off bad men.

A mindless swashbuckler this is perfect Sunday afternoon fare, far from taxing it will simply put you into a place far away from all your troubles.

7 out of 10


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed