Jack Holborn: Mini-Series (1986)
Jack Holborn is a 13-year-old boy living in an orphanage in late 18th-century Bristol. Jack was found on the steps of a convent in Holborn in London when he was a toddler. He was wearing a leather armband with the name "Jack" on it. The nuns therefore called him Jack Holborn. Jack wants to go to sea, but is put in a foster home instead. He runs away in order to join the crew of the "Charming Molly", a privateering vessel commanded by Captain Sheringham. Jack is desperately seeking answers to the mystery of his origins, and is not about to let the Captain off the hook. Jack eventually manages to stow himself away on board the "Charming Molly," and the journey begins. The full mini-series is here.
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