Film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure yarn. Young Jim Hawkins becomes involved in skullduggery on the high seas when ailing pirate Billy Bones (Patrick Bergin) arrives to stay at his grandmother's inn, 'The Admiral Benbow'. Bones is being hunted down by his former shipmates, who want to get their hands on a map revealing the secret location of famous pirate Flint's treasure. Bones gives Jim the map, and he is joined by Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney when he goes in search of the island where the treasure is hidden. However, also hot on the trail is rascally one-legged pirate Long John Silver (Jack Palance), posing as ship's cook and ready to call his fellow crewmen to mutiny when the time is right!