GenreAction, Adventure, Drama ScreenplayJimmy Sangster CountryUnited Kingdom
Release date1962 WriterJohn Hunter (screenplay), John Gilling (screenplay), Jimmy Sangster (from a story by) CastChristopher Lee (Captain LaRoche), Glenn Corbett (Henry), Kerwin Mathews (Jonathon Standing), Oliver Reed (Brocaire, a pirate), Dennis Waterman (Timothy Blackthorne), David Lodge (Smith) Similar moviesPeter Pan, The Samurai Pirate, Treasure Island, Captain Phillips, Castle in the Sky, Pan
TaglineRansacking a lost tropic island... for a fabulous idol of gold!
The pirates of blood river original theatrical trailer 1962
The Pirates of Blood River is a 1962 British action film directed by John Gilling and starring Kerwin Mathews, Glenn Corbett, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed.
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While in a penal colony, Huguenot Jonathan Standish (Kerwin Mathews) is captured by pirates led by Capt. LaRoche (Christopher Lee) who force him to lead them back to his home village to retrieve a treasure supposedly hidden there.
Kerwin Mathews ... Jonathon Standing
Glenn Corbett ... Henry
Christopher Lee ... Captain LaRoche
Peter Arne ... Hench, a pirate
Marla Landi ... Bess Standing
Desmond Llewelyn ... Tom Blackthorne
Oliver Reed ... Brocaire, a pirate
Andrew Keir ... Jason Standing
Michael Ripper ... Mack, a pirate
David Lodge ... Smith
Dennis Waterman ... Timothy Blackthorne
Jack Stewart ... Godfrey Mason
Lorraine Clewes ... Martha Blackthorne
Jerold Wells ... Penal Colony Master
The film was issued on a double bill with Mysterious Island - which was Britain's biggest grossing double bill of the year.