Slapstick swashbuckler stars Bob Hope as 18-century actor Sylvester the Great, who, after being banished from England, heads for America. When the ship he's travelling on is attacked by pirates, the cowardly Sylvester must defend disguised Princess Margaret (Virginia Mayo) from pirate Captain Barrett (Victor McLaglen), aka "the Hook." With Walter Brennan, Walter Slezak, Hugo Haas. 94 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.