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Good News in History, November 14

On this day 135 years ago, “Treasure Island” by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson was first published. The pirate story was the first to talk...

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On This Day in History

Good News in History, November 14

On this day 135 years ago, “Treasure Island” by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson was first published. The pirate story was the first to talk about treasure maps marked with an "X", the Black Spot, and one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their shoulders. Over 50 film and TV versions have been produced of Treasure Island, and 24 major adaptations for the stage. WATCH the trailer with a young Christian Bale playing opposite Charlton Heston, who plays the pirate Long John Silver... (1883)