After watching Johnny Tremain, I've been curious as to how the other Disney live-action films of my youth hold up. I won't likely be reviewing Son of Flubber for example, but some of the more "adventure" type titles I haven't seen in a while are on Amazon streaming, so... here we go.
I don't know how many times I watched this one as a kid, but it was more than once. And, I read the book when I was 10, which is really the perfect time to read Treasure Island. At 10, I wasn't terribly interested in romance in my books, and there's absolutely none to be had in the novel, but I was interested in pirates and cutthroats and treasure chests and maps (my second grade teacher, two years prior, had known this so much she brought me a souvenir treasure map from The Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland, and I studied it like it was going to find me a genuine treasure).