The Black Swan
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Perhaps unintentionally, the 1942 Technicolor swashbuckler The Black Swan is a bondage fetishist's dream, with hero and heroine Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara taking turns being tied up and imprisoned throughout the film's brisk 85-minute running time. Very loosely adapted by Ben Hecht and Seton I. Miller from a novel by Rafael Sabatini, the film casts Power as rogueish, hot-tempered buccaneer Jamie Waring, who considers the day wasted when he hasn't sacked a Spanish galleon or plundered a rich coastal town. Jamie's partner in crime is pirate king Henry Morgan Laird… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Of the old-time pirate movies, the top tier may be crowded with films like 'Captain Blood,' 'The Sea Hawk,' and 'The Crimson Pirate.' But 'The Black Swan' ranks just under those."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"A rousing adventure story where the actors seemed in their element with all the hokum."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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