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Title The True Story: Pirates Of The Caribbean - Ep 1 of 5 / Director: Nelson, Paul
Published Australia : ABC2, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (44 min. 49 sec.) ; 269961762 bytes
Summary The True Story is a documentary series that looks behind the gloss and glamour of cinema legends to discover the truth behind some of the world's most famous films. The first series looked at the real stories and characters that inspired Indiana Jones, James Bond, Escape from Alcatraz, The Untouchables and The Amityville Horror. This time the series explores the truth behind some of the biggest blockbusters of all time: Jaws, Titanic, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jurassic Park and Gladiator.The first episode takes the viewer on a swashbuckling adventure to the high seas. Starring Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean tells the incredible story of an 18th-century pirate battling a band of cursed former crewmates lead by the undead Captain Barbossa. Featuring interviews with historians, treasure hunters and the movie screenwriters, The True Story reveals how the adventures of real pirates 300 years ago inspired the film, including those of history's most notorious swashbuckling antihero - Captain Blackbeard.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Executive Producer: Stephen Marsh. The True Story is a Blink Films production for Smithsonian, Can West, History Channel and Five
Event Broadcast 2011-06-29 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Adventure and adventurers.
Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Pirates in motion pictures.
Pirates of the Caribbean, dead man's chest (Motion picture)
Sailing ships.
Caribbean Sea.
Form Streaming video
Author Nelson, Paul, director
Reed, Nigel, contributor