A Cosmopolitan Production released by Warner Bros. Premiered December 19, 1935. 119 minutes. By Rafael Sabatini. Screenplay by Casey Robinson. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Forrester Harvey, Frank McGlynn Sr., Holmes Herbert, David Torrence, J. Carrol Naish, Pedro de Cordoba, George Hassell, Harry Cording, Leonard Mudie, Ivan F. Simpson, Stuart Casey, David Cavendish, Mary Forbes, E.E. Clive, Colin Kenny, Madue Leslie, Gardner James, and Vernon Steele.
I thought so, but it'd been awhile. Without a doubt Captain Blood (1935) is my favorite action/adventure film of all-time. Errol Flynn is simply amazing in the title role. He absolutely owns the camera with his every move with perhaps only Erich Wolfgang Korngold's rousing score registering on a scale approaching the young Flynn.