Blackbeard The Pirate (1952) – DVD Review

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Another summer movie season and another Pirates of the Caribbean movie.  What?  You didn’t know there was yet another in the franchise that wore out its welcome a long time ago?  Yes, Pirates  of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales came and went awfully fast this summer, never a good sign.  It played in St. Petersburg for about a week and then vanished.  Did anybody see it?  I didn’t and I’ve seen a lot of movies this summer.  In a summer of Wonder Woman and Dunkirk, as well as Baby Driver, Logan Lucky and Detroit it would be very easy for another Pirates of the Caribbean movie to get lost in the shuffle.

So let’s talk about a real pirate movie, from 1952 Blackbeard the Pirate, directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix, and Keith Andes.   Newton is to pirate movies

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Baby Driver (2017)
Logan Lucky (2017)
Blackbeard the Pirate (1952)
Count Dracula (1970)
Frankenstein (1931)
Long John Silver (1954)
Treasure Island (1950)
Creepshow (1982)


Raoul Walsh
Robert Newton
Linda Darnell
William Bendix
Keith Andes
Bela Lugosi
Boris Karloff
Skelton Knaggs
Irene Ryan
Alan Mowbray
Richard Egan
Dick Wessell
George Romero