Not Rated | | Action, Adventure
After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate.
The first of nine movies made together by Warner Brothers' romantic couple Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn.
Doctor Blood! Doctor Blood!
Mrs. Barlow: Who, who is it?
Dr. Peter Blood: That we'll know better when you've opened the door.
Mrs. Barlow: Me?
Dr. Peter Blood: My mistake, after I've opened the door.
During the final battle, Captain Blood's ship hoists a Union Jack flag, not in use until after the Act of Union in 1701. The scene takes place in 1689 (shortly after William III and Mary II take the throne). The correct flag should be the Cross of St. George (red cross on white background).
Latest video version in Sweden (1999) runs full length. Copies shown in cinemas (at least since the mid 60's), TV or even early video copies runs aprox. 90 minutes.