Raiders of the Seven Seas

Raiders of the Seven Seas is a 1953 swashbuckler film.[1]

Raiders of the Seven Seas
Directed bySidney Salkow
Produced byEdward Small
Written byJohn O'Dea
Sidney Salkow
StarringJohn Payne
Donna Reed
Lon Chaney Jr
Music byPaul Sawtell
CinematographyW. Howard Greene
Edited byBuddy Small
Global Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
April 1953
Running time
88 mins
CountryUnited States


The pirate Barbarossa raids the Sultan of Morocco's ships and captures a betrothed woman.



The film was originally known as Storm over the Caribbean, Barbarossa and Swords Against the Mast.[2] It was an original story co written by director Sidney Salkow, who subsequently signed a long-term contract with producer Edward Small.[3]

See also


  1. Article at Turner Classic Movies accessed 19 May 2013
  2. Selznick Slates 'Gone' as Stage Musical; Payne and Donna Reed Costars Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 22 Sep 1952: B9.
  3. FREDRIC MARCH SET FOR FOX FILM LEAD: Signs for Top Role in 'Man on a Tightrope,' Anti-Communist Story to Be Made Abroad Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 02 Aug 1952: 7.

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