Captain Blood (1935)
Captain Blood (1935). This is the story of Dr. Peter Blood, and English surgeon who is sold into slavery in the West Indies after treating the leader of the rebellion against King James II. Bought by the beautiful Arabella, Blood leads a revolt with his fellow prisoners and escapes. Seeking retribution, he turns his fellow escapees into a private crew with himself as the leader – Captain Blood. Thrilling sea battles and exhilarating scenery highlights this Best Picture Oscar(R) nominee that made stars out of Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Produced by Harry Joe Brown, Gordon Hollingshead
Screenplay by Casey Robinson
Based on Captain Blood 1922 novel by Rafael Sabatini
Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Forrester Harvey, Frank McGlynn Sr., Holmes Herbert, David Torrence, J. Carrol Naish, Pedro de Cordoba, George Hassell, Harry Cording, Leonard Mudie, Ivan F. Simpson, Mary Forbes, Edward E. Clive, Colin Kenny, Vernon Steele