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THE SEA HAWK (1940)
NEW 2018 1080p HD Master! 
Run Time 127:00 (Original Theatrical Release Cut, Restored)
Subtitles English SDH
Sound Quality DTS HD-Master Audio 2.0 – English
Aspect Ratio ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO – 1.37:1, 4 X 3 STANDARD
Product Color BLACK & WHITE
Disc Configuration BD 50
Special Features: 
Leonard Maltin hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1940 (SD) with Newsreel, Alice in Movieland theatrical short, Porky’s Poor Fish cartoon(HD), Virginia City Theatrical Trailer (SD).
Featurette (SD) “The Sea Hawk: Flynn in Action”.
Sea Hawk Theatrical Trailer (HD). 

Cannons thunder, blades clatter and Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s incomparable music swirls and flourishes in The Sea Hawk. In one of his best roles, Errol Flynn plays Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe, who commandeers a 40-gun galleon, endures captivity, then boldly escapes to warn England of Spain’s armada. Working on his 10th of 12 movies with Flynn, Michael Curtiz (Casablanca) masterfully directs the film’s blend of royal intrigue and derring-do heroics – made on a then-lavish $1.7-million scale that included construction of two full-sized ships. The film was stirringly topical in its day. When Queen Elizabeth (Flora Robson) exhorts her country to maintain fighting readiness against tyranny “now and forever,” audiences knew forever had come: Hitler had launched his World War II air siege of England.

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Peter Apruzzese

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Fantastic! When I ran this in 35mm 14 years ago WB only had the re-issue cut available. It looked good, but the cuts were terrible.
 

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Fantastic News !!! : ) Finally some Errol. Any release date yet ? December 11th like the Popeye set ?
 
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When Robert Harris writes 'the full tinted restoration!', is that a wish or a prediction? I hope the latter !

Yes I remember on the DVD, the sequence where they trek through the jungle & are captured by the Spanish was tinted gold (or yellow or something).