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Blind: Minor Films  
TitleTreasure Island (1920) & others
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityAmputee Blind
CountryUSA
Length?
GenreAdventure
Rating?
DirectorMaurice Tourneur
CastLon Chaney Sydney Deane Al W. Filson Harry Holden Charles Hill Mailes Shirley Mason Josie Melville Bull Montana Charles Ogle
NotesB/W. Silent There are no known prints of this film existing. For more details visit the excellent Lon Chaney site at: http://members.aol.com/chaneyfan/ See also: Treasure Island (1912) USA Silent Treasure Island (1918) USA Silent Treasure Island (1934) [USA Dir. Victor Fleming Wallace Beery is Long John Silver(only one leg), Jackie Cooper is Jim Hawkins. Plus the blind beggar.] Treasure Island (1950) [USA but mainly British cast, Dir. Byron Haskin, Robert Newton, Bobby Discroll. Probably the best version so far. ] Treasure Island (1972) UK with Orson Welles Treasure Island (1973) [Italy, animated version] Treasure Island (1985) [USA/France] Treasure Island (1990) TV Film with Charlton Heston Treasure Island (1997) [USA/Greece, animated version] Treasure Island (1999) [USA but mainly British cast except Jack Palance as L.J.S. and appears to be filmed entirely in Britain. The acting is as overcast as the sky. Billy Bones dies after a stroke (caused by too much rum?), not sure if this is in the book.] From the book by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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