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The Black Swan (1942)

87 min - Action, Adventure - 4 December 1942
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Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara cross romantic swords in this epic Oscar®-winning swashbuckler about a pirate determined to reform his thieving ways – after he steals one last heart! Recently reformed pirate Jamie Boy (Power) is supposed to be helping the new Governor of Jamaica, Captain Morgan, rid the Caribbean of black-hearted buccaneers. But when Jamie falls head over keel for the heavenly – but hotheaded – Lady Margaret (O’Hara), he gives caution the heave-ho, kidnaps Margaret and sets sail for the adventure of a lifetime! Packed with “action, excitement, thundering guns and a maiden in distress” (Variety), this “brawny, blood-curdling” (Look Magazine) high-seas saga that remains a rollicking, “timeless pleasure” (Los Angeles Times)!

Director:  Henry King

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Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara cross romantic swords in this epic Oscar®-winning swashbuckler about a pirate determined to reform his thieving ways – after he steals one last heart! Recently reformed pirate Jamie Boy (Power) is supposed to be helping the new Governor of Jamaica, Captain Morgan, rid the Caribbean of black-hearted buccaneers. But when Jamie falls head over keel for the heavenly – but hotheaded – Lady Margaret (O’Hara), he gives caution the heave-ho, kidnaps Margaret and sets sail for the adventure of a lifetime! Packed with “action, excitement, thundering guns and a maiden in distress” (Variety), this “brawny, blood-curdling” (Look Magazine) high-seas saga that remains a rollicking, “timeless pleasure” (Los Angeles Times)!



Tagline: Seas Ablaze...with black villainy, with fiery romance, with breathless deeds of daring...in the roaring era of Love, Gold and Adventure!

Genres: Action, Adventure

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Spanish
Release Date:  4 December 1942

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 27 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Leon Shamroy – WON
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Alfred Newman
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Photographic Effects by Fred Sersen; Sound Effects by Roger Heman, George Leverett


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