The Pirates of Blood River

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Pirates of Blood River (1962, UK) is an Action/Adventure film directed by John Gilling.


Main Details

  • Released on July 31, 1962 (UK; August 1962 in the U.S.; first shown in Denmark on May 9th)
  • Color
  • Running time : 87 minutes
  • Production Co.: Hammer Studios| Columbia Pictures (presents)
  • Distribution Co.: Columbia Pictures
  • Directed by John Gilling
  • Written by John Gilling and John Hunter from a story by Jimmy Sangster (Anthony Nelson Keys was uncredited)
  • Starring: Kerwin Matthews, Christopher Lee, Oliver Reed, Glenn Corbett

Plot Summary

  • A group of ruthless pirates attack a seventeenth century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.


  • Ransacking a lost tropic island... for a fabulous idol of gold!
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