The Ultimate Collection of vintage pirate films and an exclusive documentary
**Pirates: Dead Men Tell Their Tales
The True Story of the Pirates of the Caribbean**
When it comes to loveable rogues throughout history, Pirates have always been in a class of their own, and the world of literature, closely followed by Hollywood, certainly knows how to tell a terrific Pirate tale - complete with swashbuckling heroes, fair damsels in distress and the pre-requisite number of scurvy sea dogs to stand on a poor unfortunate dead man's chest! Take to the High Seas for a true celebration of the greatest Pirate adventures, from the pages of such classics as Treasure Island and Peter Pan, right through to the spectacular movie Pirates of the Caribbean. Step back in time and sort fact from fiction and discover the real magic of Pirates, investigating the stories of Blackbeard, Sir Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd and many more, including the notorious women Pirates Anne Nonny and Mary Read. For Pirate enthusiasts of all ages, this documentary really offers something for everyone, and whether you want to know the difference between a Pirate and a Buccaneer, what a piece of eight is, or where a Pirate's distinctive manner of speaking comes from, the answers are all here, as these seafaring dead men really do tell their tales.
Captain Kidd (1945, 88 mins., B&W)
Charles Laughton gives an unprecedented performance as the infamous seventeenth century pirate, Captain Kidd, in this early screen classic. If you like heart-stopping sword fights, riveting ship battles, extraordinary, cunning and tender romance, then climb aboard!
Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island(1954, 106 mins., color)
Climb aboard for a swashbuckling adventure you'll never forget with Long John Silver, the continuation of Disney's Treasure Island with Robert Newton in a repeat performance of the role he made famous.