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Return to Treasure Island 

John Silver's Return to Treasure Island (original title)
In this continuation of the classic "Treasure Island" tale that takes place ten years later, an adult Jim Hawkins meets up again with an older--but not necessarily wiser--Long John Silver.


Robert S. Baker




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Series cast summary:
Brian Blessed ...  Long John Silver 10 episodes, 1986
Christopher Guard Christopher Guard ...  Jim Hawkins 10 episodes, 1986
Kenneth Colley ...  Ben Gunn 10 episodes, 1986
Reiner Schöne ...  Van Der Brecken 9 episodes, 1986
Artro Morris Artro Morris ...  Rev Morgan 7 episodes, 1986
Peter Lloyd Peter Lloyd ...  Abed 7 episodes, 1986
Donald Pickering ...  Hallows 6 episodes, 1986
John Hallam ...  Captain Parker 5 episodes, 1986
Deborah Poplett ...  Isabella 5 episodes, 1986
Nick Brimble ...  Keelhaul 5 episodes, 1986
Christopher Godwin Christopher Godwin ...  Devereaux 5 episodes, 1986


In this continuation of the classic "Treasure Island" tale that takes place ten years later, an adult Jim Hawkins meets up again with an older--but not necessarily wiser--Long John Silver.

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5 April 1986 (USA) See more »

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(per episode) | (2 episodes) | (6 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Most of the cast have appeared in Doctor Who (1963). See more »

Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, the Dutch character played by German actor Reiner Schöne is listed as 'Van der Brecken', which is the correct Dutch capitalization. But in the end credits he is always listed as 'Van Der Brecken', which is incorrect. See more »


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My recorded 1985 tapes are getting old :(
23 October 2003 | by dozanddozSee all my reviews

The greatest TV mini-series ever, 10/10. People who worked on the Bond films worked on this series. A real treat to watch. What makes the series so good is great acting, good stories, and best of all a great Long John Silver in Blessed. It's a shame none of these actors really made it big. My father was a loyal Disney Treasure Island fan, and to his credit he recorded the whole 10-hour mini-series when it aired nearly 20 years ago. Since then, I've made it a tradition to watch these old tapes every summer. Unfortunately, they have depreciated since 1985. And yes, I still watch them, but some of the scenes skip and are choppy. This is like hurting one of my kids, man. I loved the series and will one day hopefully have them on DVD. I can only hope. "By the Powers" Disney start working on it!!!!!!

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