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Classic Tales Dealing With Pirates
Treasure Island by
Call Number: General Collection, Floor 6 PR5486 .A1 1912
Publication Date: 1912
Peter Pan by
Call Number: General Collection, Floor 6 PR2074 .P4 1950
Publication Date: 1950
Some Good Pirate Films
Available in the Alkek Library-
Pirates of the Caribbean series & classic films about pirates.
Movies like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise often draw from the last 250 years of pirate history and tend not to emphasize historical accuracy.
All available on 3rd floor in the media collection, please ask at the desk for assistance.
Call Number: DVD Shelves, Floor 3 PN1997 .C3358 2005
Publication Date: 1935
Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King.
Call Number: DVD Shelves, Floor 3 PN1997 .S432 2005
Publication Date: 1940
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!