Turrner Classic Movies, meanwhile, is reaching into its bottomless treasure chest to fill every Friday night in June with pirate movies, from the silents to the 1960s, from big-budget productions to barrel-bottom programmers, including comic and musical turns on the genre. (It seems a little unfair — piratical, one might almost say — to be airing these films in competition with "Crossbones," but it's hell, after all, out on the airwaves.
The series begins Friday with the 1924 silent "The Sea Hawk," "The Black Swan" (
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