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The Crimson Pirate (27-Sep-1952)

Director: Robert Siodmak

Writer: Roland Kibbee

Music Composed by: William Alwyn

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Swashbuckling

Burt Lancaster is Capt. Vallo, having taken control of a 30-cannon British ship, with the assistance of his sidekick Ojo and a mad scientist, becomes involved in an independence movement on a Caribbean island and of course, must try to save a damsel in distress. In vivid Technicolor, this silly story is quite possibly the best pirate movie ever filmed.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eva Bartok
Actor
18-Jun-1927 1-Aug-1998 The Crimson Pirate
Nick Cravat
Actor
11-Jan-1912 29-Jan-1994 The Crimson Pirate
Margot Grahame
Actor
20-Feb-1911 1-Jan-1982 The Informer
Burt Lancaster
Actor
2-Nov-1913 20-Oct-1994 Elmer Gantry
Christopher Lee
Actor
27-May-1922   The Face of Fu Manchu
Noel Purcell
Actor
23-Dec-1900 3-Mar-1985 The Rising of the Moon
Torin Thatcher
Actor
15-Jan-1905 4-Mar-1981 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
Dana Wynter
Actor
8-Jun-1931 5-May-2011 Sink the Bismarck!

CAST

Burt Lancaster   ...   Vallo, the Crimson Pirate
with
Nick Cravat   ...   Ojo
Eva Bartok   ...   Consuelo
Torin Thatcher   ...   Humble Bellows
James Hayter   ...   Prof. Elihu Prudence
Leslie Bradley   ...   Baron Gruda
Margot Grahame   ...   Bianca
Noel Purcell   ...   Pablo Murphy
Frederick Leister   ...   Sebastian
Eliot Makeham   ...   Governor

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