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A latter-day attempt to update the swordplay success of [[Performer~P90030~Errol Flynn~errolflynn]] movies, this film is part burlesque, part homage to old-fashioned pirate films. [[Performer~P36131~James Earl Jones~jamesearljones]] and [[Performer~P111051~Robert Shaw~robertshaw]] play Nick Debrett and Ned Lynch, two pirates who save a noblewoman, Jane Barnet ([[Performer~P9433~Geneviève Bujold~genevièvebujold]]), and take her to Jamaica. They find that their friends have been taken captive by a ruthless dictator -- [[Performer~P82691~Peter Boyle~peterboyle]] plays the foppish villain Lord Durant with an over-the-top swagger. Debrett and Lynch set out to rescue their friends and overthrow the perverted tyrant. [[Performer~P3196~Beau Bridges~beaubridges]] plays Major Folly, a fancy-dressing Scarlet Pimpernel sort. A young [[Performer~P34131~Anjelica Huston~anjelicahuston]] has a minor part as a nameless woman. There is plenty of swordplay, blood, slapstick, and cleavage, all directed by [[Performer~P91970~James Goldstone~jamesgoldstone]] in a frenzied fashion. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi


Robert Shaw
as Ned Lynch
James Earl Jones
as Nick Debrett
Peter Boyle
as Lord Durant
Geneviève Bujold
as Jane Barnet
Beau Bridges
as Maj. Folly
Geoffrey Holder
as Cudjo
Anjelica Huston
as Woman of Dark Visage
Avery Schreiber
as Polonski
Bernard Behrens
as Sir James Barnet
Dorothy Tristan
as Alice
Kip Niven
as Willard
Diana Chesney
as Landlady
Alfie Wise
as Sailor
Kabir Bedi
Harry Basch
as Banana Man
Jon Cedar
as Pirate Gun Captain
Tom Lacy
as Chaplain
Louisa Horton
as Lady Barnet
Manuel DePina
as Barnet Servant
Sid Haig
as Bald Pirate
Robert Ruth
as Bearded Pirate


James Goldstone
Elliott Kastner
William S. Gilmore
Jeffrey Bloom
Paul Wheeler
Screen Story
Philip H. Lathrop
John Addison
Composer (Music Score)
Burton Miller
Costume Designer
Peter Bogart
First Assistant Director
Geoffrey Holder
Buddy Van Horn
Stunts Coordinator