The Boy and the Pirates Poster

Release Date: 1960

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
On the beach near his home, Jimmy (Charles Herbert) finds a bottle that contains a genie named Abu (Joseph Turkel), who magically transports him to the ship of the pirate Blackbeard (Murvyn Vye). Abu explains that the bottle must be returned to its original location in three days, or Jimmy will take the genie's place. The pair spend a few eventful days with Blackbeard, evading capture, accompanied by a girl (Susan Gordon) they rescue, but Jimmy begins to wonder if he'll ever get back home.

Cast: Charles Herbert, Susan Gordon, Murvyn Vye, Joseph Turkel, Paul Guilfoyle, Archie Duncan, Than Wyenn, Albert Cavens

Director: Bert Gordon

Genres: Family, Fantasy

Production Co: Bert I. Gordon Productions

Keywords: Friendship, Growing up, Amusing, 1960s