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The Pirate (1948) was a Adventure - Comedy Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Arthur Freed.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringLennie HaytonNominated
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The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version, Chapter 3: The Pirate Treasure

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 30, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Pirate Treasure doesn?t give Pearl White anything more to do than usual in Pauline, despite her playing Pauline, but it?s one heck of an amusing chapter. Villains Paul Panzer and Francis Carlyle (who really ought to be top-billed since they have the most to do every chapter?so far) are walking a... Read full article


O Pirata / The Pirate (1948)

By L? on Dec 18, 2016 From Critica Retro

O Pirata / The Pirate (1948) Quando voc? tem dois artistas cujas obras incluem “O M?gico de Oz” (1939) e “Cantando na Chuva” (1952), ? f?cil esquecer os outros filmes deles. “O Pirata” em geral passa despercebido quando discutimos as filmografias de Judy Ga... Read full article


Prudence the Pirate, 1916, Lost in the Celluloid Sea, the Updated Version

By C. S. Williams on Apr 19, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

Moving Picture World October 21, 1916 Prudence Lost: Prudence is to be admired as a virtue; unfortunately, this particular Prudence is lost. Prudence the Pirate was released on Sunday, October 22, 1916,[1] starring Gladys Hulette, accompanied by the ?ugliest pub? in the world, Panthus; the dog was... Read full article


Prudence the Pirate, 1916, Lost in the Celluloid Sea, the Updated Version

By C. S. Williams on Apr 19, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

Moving Picture World October 21, 1916 Prudence Lost: Prudence is to be admired as a virtue; unfortunately, this particular Prudence is lost. Prudence the Pirate was released on Sunday, October 22, 1916,[1] starring Gladys Hulette, accompanied by the ?ugliest pub? in the world, Panthus; the dog was... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “The Boy and the Pirates” revisited

By Marisa on Aug 20, 2015 From The Timothy Carey Experience

I decided we needed some pirate Timothy today, so here he is once again from Bert I. Gordon‘s The Boy and the Pirates (1960). Morgan, that scurvy dog, is relishing the prospect of committing some mayhem upon young Jimmy (Charles Herbert). In a 2006 interview with Classic Images, Herbert menti... Read full article


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Quotes from

Serafin: Don't tell me you've never longed for a prince instead of a pumpkin.


Serafin: You should try underplaying sometime. Very effective.


Serafin: [after tricking his troupe and stealing their last cigar] I was er... keeping it lit for you.


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Facts about

The "Be a Clown" sequence was cut by exhibitors in Memphis and other U.S. cities in the South because it included The Nicholas Brothers, who were black.
Gene Kelly helped invent a device which allowed the bulky Technicolor cameras to shoot from low angles.
Gene Kelly fought to get The Nicholas Brothers (Fayard Nicholas and Harold Nicholas) included in the movie.
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