The Buccaneers (1956–1957)
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Captain Dan Tempest 

Captain Dan Tempest arrives at the island of New Providence. He is several weeks late to accept the pardon and is promptly arrested by Governor Rogers for piracy. He is later approached by ... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Smart

Writer:

Terence Moore

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Alec Clunes ... Gov. Woodes Rogers
Robert Shaw ... Capt. Dan Tempest
Peter Hammond ... Lt. Edward Beamish
Hugh David Hugh David ... Crewman Benjy
Andrew Crawford Andrew Crawford ... Capt. Hornigold
George Margo George Margo ... Blackbeard
Judy Wyler Judy Wyler ... Lolita (as Judith Wyler)
Edwin Richfield ... Crewman Armando
Brian Worth Brian Worth ... Calico Jack Rackham
Paul Hansard Paul Hansard ... Alfie
Peter Bennett Peter Bennett ... Joe Murchison
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Storyline

Captain Dan Tempest arrives at the island of New Providence. He is several weeks late to accept the pardon and is promptly arrested by Governor Rogers for piracy. He is later approached by Rogers and given a chance to redeem himself by delivering cargo to Charleston. Lt. Beamish accompanies him on the voyage. When they are met on the open sea by Blackbeard, will Tempest fight him or join him? Written by tomtrekp

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Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Robert Shaw wasn't available to begin filming until the third episode. In order to meet the US launch date production began without him. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Edward Beamish: Most men aren't in such a hurry to get to the gallows.
Capt. Dan Tempest: Most men don't know how to die.
[Beamish smiles approvingly; both men turn to go]
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The Bucaneer
[end credits theme]
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1956 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sapphire Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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