The Sea Hawk

Film, Action and adventure

Time Out says

A hugely enjoyable swashbuckler from the days when 'packaging' wasn't such a dirty word and Jack Warner was a master of the art. Flynn plays novelist Rafael Sabatini's privateer, royally encouraged into deeds of derring-do against the wicked Spanish, as an amalgam of Captain Blood (also Sabatini-based) and Robin Hood. Robson repeats her Good Queen Bess from Fire Over England. House action specialist Curtiz directs what is in total a remake of a 1924 Frank Lloyd silent. Practice, as they say, makes perfect.

Details

Release details

Duration:
127 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Michael Curtiz
Screenwriter:
Howard Koch, Seton I Miller
Cast:
Errol Flynn
Flora Robson
Brenda Marshall
Claude Rains
Henry Daniell
Donald Crisp
Alan Hale
Gilbert Roland
Una O'Connor