This two-hour high definition film charts the exploits of Englishman Edward Teach, known as the pirate Blackbeard. An intelligent and charismatic leader, Blackbeard confounded the powers of England and Virginia as he overtook and pillaged 40 ships in two years, stealing hidden cargo and precious exports to and from the Caribbean. Blackbeard: Terror at Sea unfolds against the tapestry of America's infancy and explores the surprisingly democratic life that pirates experienced at sea.
Sea chases, cannon battles and swordplay were common occurrences for Blackbeard and his men, but his carefully calculated visagedisplaying cutlasses, pistols, a giant beard and burning cannon fuses coming out from under his hatwas so frightening to his prey that they sometimes surrendered without a fight. Stars actor James Purefoy (Marc Antony in HBO's Rome).
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