Graham Chapman
Director: Mel Damski Cast: Graham Chapman
Graham Chapman
, Peter Boyle
Peter Boyle
, Tommy Chong
Tommy Chong
Mel Damski


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This colorful spoof of pirate movies had all the makings of a classic farce and yet sank straight to Davy Jones' locker at the box-office, for despite it's all-star international cast of famous comedians, and despite the fact that it was largely co-written by "Monty Python"-veteran Graham Chapman and former "Fringie" Peter Cook, the darned thing just wasn't funny. The sketches center around the core story of the dread pirate Yellowbeard's quest for a fabulous treasure, the map for which is tattooed on the head of his prissy son, who wants nothing to do with ships and pirate shenanigans. This was the final film of bug-eyed, beloved comedian Marty Feldman, who died of heart-failure before production finished.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/26/2015
UPC: 0887090100106
Original Release: 1983
Rating: PG
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:36:00
Sales rank: 17,472

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Graham Chapman Yellowbeard
Peter Boyle Moon
Tommy Chong El Nebuloso
Eric Idle Cmdr. Clement
Peter Cook Lord Lambourn
John Cleese Harvey "Blind" Pew
Marty Feldman Gilbert
Martin Hewitt Dan
Michael Hordern Dr. Gilpin
Madeline Kahn Betty
James Mason Capt. Hughes
Susannah York Lady Churchill
David Bowie Henson,The Shark (uncredited)
Cheech Marin El Segundo
Kenneth Mars Mr. Crisp and Verdugo
Spike Milligan Flunkie
Stacey Nelkin Triola
Nigel Planer Mansell
Beryl Reid Lady Lambourn
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne Mr. Beamish
John Francis Chaplain
Peter Bull Queen Anne
Bernard Fox Tarbuck
Ronald Lacey Man with parrot
Greta Blackburn Mr. Prostitute
Nigel Stock Admiral
Kenneth Danziger Mr. Martin
Monte Landis Prison Guard
Richard Wren Pirate
Bernard McKenna Askey
John Dair Big John
Carlos Romano Priest
Álvaro Carcaño Beggar
Leopoldo Frances Helmsman

Technical Credits
Mel Damski Director
Arthur Beavis Special Effects
Graham Chapman Screenwriter
John Cleese Screenwriter
Peter Cook Screenwriter
John Daly Executive Producer
Carter DeHaven Producer
Andy Evans Special Effects
Gerry Fisher Cinematographer
Terry Gilliam Screenwriter
Tim Hutchinson Set Decoration/Design
Eric Idle Screenwriter
Joseph Jennings Production Designer
Bernard McKenna Screenwriter
Ted Morley Asst. Director
John Morris Score Composer
Teresa Pecanins Art Director,Set Decoration/Design
Peter James Set Decoration/Design
Clive Reed Asst. Director
William H. Reynolds Editor
Jack Shampan Art Director
Buddy Van Horn Stunts

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Yellowbeard
1. Chapter 1 [13:11]
2. Chapter 2 [9:37]
3. Chapter 3 [12:48]
4. Chapter 4 [12:46]
5. Chapter 5 [11:52]
6. Chapter 6 [14:43]
7. Chapter 7 [9:06]
8. Chapter 8 [12:39]

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