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 1.33:1 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.