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The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions, and is the first Creator/{{Disney}} movie to be entirely live-action. (At one point there was a plan for a short animated sequence illustrating a story being told to Jim, a la ''Film/SongOfTheSouth'', but this idea was ultimately abandoned.)

It has an unofficial non-Disney sequel, ''Long John Silver'' (1954), with Byron Haskin and Robert Newton reprising their roles but an otherwise all-new cast.

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The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions, and is the first Creator/{{Disney}} movie to be entirely live-action. (At one point there was a plan for a short animated sequence illustrating a story being told to Jim, a à la ''Film/SongOfTheSouth'', but this idea was ultimately abandoned.)

It has an unofficial non-Disney sequel, Robert Newton reprised the role in ''Long John Silver'' (1954), with alongside Byron Haskin and Robert Newton reprising their roles but an otherwise all-new cast.
cast. Haskin and Newton followed this up with ''[[RecycledTheSeries The Adventures of Long John Silver]]'' the following year, which ran 25 episodes (in colour) until [[AuthorExistenceFailure Newton's death.]] Neither of these were Disney productions.


--> ''Have you forgotten, George?'' I'm ''the one what's taking care of Mr Arrow''.

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--> ''Have --->''Have you forgotten, George?'' I'm ''the one what's taking care of Mr Arrow''.



--> ''Now, now, matey.'' [smirks] ''Matey''.

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--> ''Now, --->''Now, now, matey.'' [smirks] ''Matey''.



* RealityEnsues: Unlike the novel, the film has Jim's injury from his fight with Israel Hands avert JustAFleshWound and only got worse as he made his way back through the island (and swamp, which he [[WhatAnIdiot uses to try washing the wound]] and becomes more infected as a result.) When he makes it back to the cabin [[spoiler: only to find Silver there]], the injury and shock have him collapse and Livesley has to treat the wound the next day.

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* RealityEnsues: Unlike the novel, the film has Jim's injury from his fight with Israel Hands avert JustAFleshWound and only got worse as he made his way back through the island (and swamp, which he [[WhatAnIdiot uses to try washing the wound]] and becomes more infected as a result.) When he makes it back to the cabin [[spoiler: only to find Silver there]], the injury and shock have him collapse and Livesley Livesey has to treat the wound the next day.


* InfantImmortality: Jim Hawkins gets a knife to the shoulder.

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* RealityEnsues: Unlike the novel, the film has Jim's injury from his fight with Israel Hands avert JustAFleshWound and only got worse as he made his way back through the island (and swamp, which he [[WhatAnIdiot uses to try washing the wound]] and becomes more infected as a result.) When he makes it back to the cabin [[spoiler: only to find Silver there]], the injury and shock have him collapse and Livesley has to treat the wound the next day.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: Adhering to studio ethics, Disney toned down the violence for a 1975 reissue of the film in order to get a G rating. The uncut version was submitted to the MPAA in 1992 with a PG rating.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: Adhering to studio ethics, Disney toned down the violence for a 1975 reissue of the film in order to get a G rating. rating, which was the print used on the earliest VHS and Laserdisc versions. The uncut version was submitted to the MPAA in 1992 with a PG rating.rating and released on Laserdisc the same year.


* TheDragon: Israel Hands



* GoryDiscretionShot: Averted. It is surprising Disney was able to make this film in the 1950s with all the violence it contained.
* InfantImmortality: Jim Hawkins gets a knife to the shoulder.



* PapaWolf: Silver towards Jim. [[spoiler:He gave up the treasure to save Jim's life instead]].

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* PapaWolf: Silver towards Jim. [[spoiler:He gave up [[spoiler: He turns on all the treasure other pirates to save Jim's life instead]].life]].
* PreMortemOneLiner:
** Long John gives a rather cold-bloodedly casual one to George Merry in regards to Mr Arrow.
--> ''Have you forgotten, George?'' I'm ''the one what's taking care of Mr Arrow''.
** Israel Hands tries to dissuade Jim from shooting at him point-blank in the face ... [[ISurrenderSuckers all the while retrieving a knife from his boot and preparing to throw it]].
--> ''Now, now, matey.'' [smirks] ''Matey''.


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* TheStarscream: George Merry.


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* WhamShot: At the very end of the stockade battle, Long John Silver shoots [[spoiler: Captain Smollett]].
* WouldHurtAChild: A few of the pirates attempt to kill Jim, Israel Hands being the most notable.
** Famously [[spoiler: averted]] with Long John.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Show of hands, folks: Who expected to see the [[Creator/PatrickTroughton Second]] [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor]] among the mutineers?

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Show of hands, folks: Who expected to see the [[Creator/PatrickTroughton Second]] [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor]] among the mutineers?

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* GoMadFromTheIsolation: Ben Gunn, after being marooned on the island.
* LargeHam: Long John Silver.


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* PublicDomainCharacter: Everybody from the original novel, which is how Haskin and Newton got away with making an unofficial sequel.


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[[redirect:Literature/TreasureIsland]]The 1950 film ''Treasure Island'' was the first color adaptation of [[Literature/TreasureIsland the novel]]. It was directed by Byron Haskin and starred Bobby Driscoll as Jim Hawkins and Robert Newton as Long John Silver, in a performance that did much to shape popular notions of what it means to TalkLikeAPirate.

The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions, and is the first Creator/{{Disney}} movie to be entirely live-action. (At one point there was a plan for a short animated sequence illustrating a story being told to Jim, a la ''Film/SongOfTheSouth'', but this idea was ultimately abandoned.)

It has an unofficial non-Disney sequel, ''Long John Silver'' (1954), with Byron Haskin and Robert Newton reprising their roles but an otherwise all-new cast.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: Adhering to studio ethics, Disney toned down the violence for a 1975 reissue of the film in order to get a G rating. The uncut version was submitted to the MPAA in 1992 with a PG rating.
* ChromosomeCasting: The novel had only one minor female character, Jim's mother; the movie has none at all.
* PapaWolf: Silver towards Jim. [[spoiler:He gave up the treasure to save Jim's life instead]].
* TalkLikeAPirate: Newton's Silver is the TropeCodifier.
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