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The Black Swan

Hecht, Ben

A buccaneer tries to stop the pirate ship the Black Swan, a ship on which he was once an officer.

MPAA rating: Not rated.|||general

Twentieth Century-Fox ; screenplay by Ben Hecht and Seton I. Miller ; adapted by Seton I. Miller ; produced by Robert Bassler ; directed by Henry King.

Based on a novel by Rafael Sabatini.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.

Features: commentary by Rudy Behlmer and Maureen O'Hara, trailer, restoration comparison, Fox Flix: A high wind in Jamaica.

Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell, George Sanders, Anthony Quinn, George Zucco.

Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; art director, Richard Day, James Basevi ; film editor, Barbara McLean ; music, Alfred Newman.

DVD, Dolby digital stereo.

For private home use only.

In English, French, or Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.


Academy Awards (1943): Best Cinematography, Color, Leon Shamroy

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