Raiders of the Seven Seas

Raiders of the Seven Seas
Directed by Sidney Salkow
Produced by Edward Small
Written by John O'Dea
Sidney Salkow
Starring John Payne
Donna Reed
Lon Chaney Jr
Music by Paul Sawtell
Cinematography W. Howard Greene
Edited by Buddy Small
Global Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
April 1953
Running time
88 mins
Country USA
Language English

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


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]


  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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