Release dateApril 1953 WriterJohn ODea (story), Sidney Salkow (story), John ODea (screenplay), Sidney Salkow (screenplay) GenresAdventure Film, Action/Adventure, Swashbuckler film CastJohn Payne (Barbarossa), Donna Reed (Alida), Gerald Mohr (Captain Jose Salcedo), Lon Chaney Jr. (Peg Leg (as Lon Chaney)), Anthony Caruso (Captain Goiti), Henry Brandon (Captain Goiti) Similar moviesPeter Pan, The Samurai Pirate, Treasure Island, Pan, Captain Phillips, Castle in the Sky
TaglineHe held the world at sword point!
Raiders of the Seven Seas is a 1953 swashbuckler film.
The pirate Barbarossa raids the Sultan of Morocco's ships and captures a betrothed woman.
John Payne as Barbarossa
Donna Reed as Alicia
Gerald Mohr as Capt. Jose Salcedo
Lon Chaney Jr. as Peg Leg
Anthony Caruso as Renzo
Henry Brandon as Capt. Goiti
Skip Torgerson as Datu
Frank De Kova as Capt. Romero
William Tannen as Ramon
Christopher Dark as Pablo
Claire DuBrey as Señora Salcedo
Howard Freeman as Mayor Pompano
The film was originally known as Storm over the Caribbean, Barbarossa and Swords Against the Mast. It was an original story co written by director Sidney Salkow, who subsequently signed a long-term contract with producer Edward Small.