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Still shot from the movie: The Boy and the Pirates.

The Boy and the Pirates

While wandering the beach near his home, Jimmy (Charles Herbert) finds a bottle washed ashore. Inside is a genie that grants the young boy his wish to be a pirate onboard the ship of the infamous Captain Blackbeard. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 82
Theater Release: 13 Apr 1960
Video Release: 26 Jun 2006
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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The character of Blackbeard portrayed in this film is based on a real pirate. You can learn all about the scurvy scallywag at this webpage: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pirates/bbeard.html

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