Tuesday, September 14, 2010

More pirates

Comments on pirates made me go look for some clips. Errol Flynn is one of the first, and best, pirates, Captain Blood:


He talks more like a gentleman than our traditional image of a pirate, the way that people imagine pirates talk comes mostly from the portrayal of Long John Silver by Robert Newton in the 1955 version:


He even had a parrot on his shoulder. But perhaps the most amusing version of Long John was by Tim Curry:

7 comments:

Virginia Gal said...

oh I'm bummed, I miss official talk like a pirate day!

The Blonde Duck said...

I LOVE the muppets!

Froggy said...

The muppets Treasure Island was by far the best Muppet Movie. Kermie as a swashbuckling ship's captain sure did it for me. And lets face it, Tim Curry is such a versatile actor!

Go Green! :-)

Ms-Chievous said...

Muppet Treasure Island is one of my ALL time favorite movies!

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