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Captain Blood -- Swashbuckling adventure begins in 1685 England as an Irish doctor (Errol Flynn) is unjustly arrested with a band of rebels against King James II, then condemned to slavery in Jamaica under a brutal commander (Lionel Atwill) until the plucky doctor organizes their escape by sea to become pirates. Directed by Michael Curtiz, the lively proceedings include well-staged sea battles, the doctor's romance with the commander's niece (Olivia de Havilland) after rescuing her from a French buccaneer (Basil Rathbone) and justice for the rebels from the new English monarch, William of Orange. Assorted period violence. (A-I) (br) 1935
These movies have been evaluated for artistic merit and moral suitability by the media reviewing division of Catholic News Service. The reviews include the CNS rating, the Motion Picture Association of America rating, and a brief synopsis of the movie.
The classifications are as follows:
A-I -- general patronage;
A-II -- adults and adolescents;
A-III -- adults;
L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. L replaces the previous classification, A-IV.
O -- morally offensive.
Note: Some movies previously were designated A-IV. Older films with this classification should be regarded as classified L.