The Mooncussers (1962)

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The Mooncussers are ex-pirates who use phoney signal lights to cause shipwrecks and then steal cargoes. A shipowner who has lost several of his cargoes in the process sends his son Dan to investigate and enlists as an ex-pirate. As a result the Mooncussers hide-out is discovered and all are captured.

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