The Black Swan
The Black Swan (1942)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 4, 1942
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2006
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

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.

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Dennis Schwartz
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A rousing adventure story where the actors seemed in their element with all the hokum.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Lightsabers? They're only a reflection, an update, but a sure marker of one of the oldest and surest of entertainment outings: the adventure tale. And what… More
Randy Tippy
A lesser swashbuckler that's fun but much more about sword fights and cannon fire than it is about story or character development. NOTE: Look for a very… More
Michael Gildea
In 1942, The Black Swan was probably the greatest thing ever. I'm sure I would've gone to see it every night of the week if I saw this movie nearly 70… More
jay nixon
One of the better Power adventure films, well directed and beautifully presented in Technicolor. Maureen O'Hara is her usual fiery self, Tyrone dashing and… More
Aj V
This is one of my favourite pirate movies. It has it all, action, adventure, excitement, drama, romance, even a bit of humour. I loved it.
William Sleet
Campy, very hokey, cliche-ridden and soooo much fun as it'stotally aware of it's limitations and sends itself up wonderfuly. It's also a perfect… More