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Treasure Island
(1918) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by C.M. Franklin (Chester M. Franklin) and S.A. Franklin (Sidney Franklin)

Cast: Francis Carpenter [Jim Hawkins], Virginia Corbin (Virginia Lee Corbin) [Louise Trelawney], Violet Radcliffe [Long John Silver], Lloyd Perl [‘Black Dog’], Lew Sargent [Ben Gunn], Buddie Messenger (Buddy Messinger) [Captain Smollett], Eleanor Washington [Jim’s mother], Herschel Mayall [Captain Bill Bones], Elmo Lincoln [Long John Silver (in prologue)], Charles Gorman [‘Black Dog’ (in prologue)], Ed Harley [‘Blind Pew’]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation [Special Feature]. / Scenario by Bernard McConville, from the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Cinematography by Frank Good and Harry Gerstad. Presented by William Fox. / © 25 November 1917 by William Fox [LP11747]. Released 27 January 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Treasure Island (1913). The novel was subsequently filmed as Treasure Island (1920).

Drama: Historical: Adventure.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4551.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) – Pirates – Ships – Water

Listing updated: 23 July 2008.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4551; Lee-Not p. 80; Maltin-Little p. 6.

 
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