Return to Treasure Island

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  • 1954
  • 1 hr 15 min
  • 4.4  (246)

Return to Treasure Island is a swashbuckling adventure film from 1954, directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Tab Hunter, Dawn Addams and Porter Hall. The movie is loosely based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. The story begins when young Jim Hawkins (Tab Hunter) is summoned to the admiral's office to receive the treasure map that Jim's father had entrusted to him before he died. The admiral explains that he wants Jim to return to Treasure Island, find the pirate's hoard and return it to the rightful authorities. Jim is eager to accept the mission and sets off immediately, accompanied by his loyal friend Long John Silver (Porter Hall) and a crew of sailors.

Upon reaching the island, Jim and his crew encounter a group of ruthless pirates who have also come to claim the treasure. Among the group is the beautiful and seductive Lady Anne Dunraven (Dawn Addams), who appears to be working with the pirates but has her own hidden agenda.

As Jim and Long John Silver lead the charge against the pirates, they must also navigate complex relationships and shifting alliances. Lady Anne becomes a major player in the battle, and Jim finds himself drawn to her despite her questionable loyalties.

The action is non-stop throughout the film, with thrilling sword fights, dramatic chases and intense battle scenes. The film also features beautiful tropical scenery and a colorful cast of characters, including several memorable pirates with distinct personalities and quirks.

Tab Hunter delivers a strong performance as Jim Hawkins, portraying the young hero as brave, determined and resourceful. Hunter also has great chemistry with Porter Hall, who steals the show as the charismatic and cunning Long John Silver.

Meanwhile, Dawn Addams shines as Lady Anne, bringing sophistication and allure to the role of the femme fatale. Addams imbues Lady Anne with a mysterious quality that keeps the audience guessing until the very end.

Overall, Return to Treasure Island is a fun and exciting adventure film that delivers on all levels. It offers plenty of action, drama and romance, and is a great showcase for its talented cast. Fans of swashbuckling films and classic literature will surely enjoy this thrilling adaptation of Treasure Island.

Return to Treasure Island is a 1954 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 15 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.4.

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    1 hr 15 min
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    4.4  (246)