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Black Pirate


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  Black Pirate Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
6.88 /10
 
Starring
Douglas Fairbanks , Billie Dove, Donald Crisp
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Directed by: Albert Parker
Written by: Douglas Fairbanks, Jack Cunningham

 
 
 
Released: 1926
   
Genre: ACTION
SWASHBUCKLER
ADVENTURE
IMPORTANT
SILENT
ROMANCE
COSTUME
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 76
 
 


 
An aristocrat (Douglas Fairbanks) avenges the death of his father at the hands of pirates.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Action-packed silent swashbuckler, the best pirate film of its time - despite a few longueurs - and much imitated since. One of the earliest movies to be in colour, though the two-tone process means that only some colours are represented. Some prints today are in black and white.


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