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Treasure Island


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Wallace Beery Jackie Cooper
'Little tough guy'
Jackie Cooper stars as the plucky young hero, Jack Hawkins , in this version of Robert Louis
Stevenson's classic story. A search for treasure leads to a blaze of action on the Spanish Main.
Screenplay by JOHN LEE MAHIN Based on the book by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Produced by HUNT STROMBERG Directed by VICTOR FLEMING * FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Wallace Beery
Unknown: Jackie Cooper
Unknown: Jackie Cooper
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Robert Louis
Unknown: John Lee Mahin
Book By: Robert Louis Stevenson
Produced By: Hunt Stromberg
Directed By: Victor Fleming
Long John Silver: Wallace Beery
Jim Hawkins: Jackie Cooper
Billy Bones: Lionel Barrymore
Dr Smollett: Otto Kruger
Squire Trelawney: Nigel Bruce
Ben Gunn: Charles Sale
Pew: William V Mong

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