Captain Kidd is often remembered in infamy as a cruel, bloody pirate. Indeed, he, along with his crew, has been accused of every crime in pirate history by popular tradition. He achieved perhaps more fame in song, story, and legend than any other pirate to sail the seven seas.
From Sword and Sandal to other Adventures, here are the Adventure Movies.
In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. Its the story of a RCMP Mounty who has to solve crimes with the help of his trusty dog Yukon King. In this episode Sergeant Preston and Yukon king follow the story of Francois Val, a New Orleans chef with miles to go protecting his bank roll.
A 1959 Italian sword and sandal movie starring Steve Reeves set in 490 BC, the time of the Medic Wars during which Persian armies sweep the Ancient world.
Queen of the Amazons is a 1947 adventure film directed by Edward Finney. This is one of those B jungle films from the era, but it’s Jean and not Jane.
The Magic Sword (also known as St. George and the Dragon, St. George and the Seven Curses, and The Seven Curses of Lodac) is a 1962 live action fantasy film, mainly aimed at children, based loosely on the medieval legend of St. George and the Dragon.
he Lost World is a 1925 silent film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 book of the same name. The movie stars Wallace Beery as Professor Challenger. This version was directed by Harry O. Hoyt and featured pioneering stop motion special effects by Willis O’Brien.