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.

By: PT


Release details

127 mins

Cast and crew

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