Double Crossbones

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Double Crossbones ★★½ 1951

Rubbery comedian O'Connor becomes an unlikely scourge of the high seas. Meek Charleston shop assistant Dave is accused of piracy after stumbling onto the governor's (Emery) nefarious schemes. Stowing away on a brigantine, Dave goes through a series of adventures and winds up a notorious pirate captain who's determined to rescue beautiful Lady Sylvia (Carter), the governor's ward, from an arranged marriage. 75m/C DVD . Donald O'Connor, Helena Carter, John Emery, Will Geer, Stanley Logan, Hayden Rorke, Kathryn Givney; D: Charles T. Barton; W: Oscar Brodney; C: Maury Gertsman; M: Frank Skinner.