The Black Pirate

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Pirates loot a ship of its riches before blowing it up. Father-and-son survivors of noble birth wash ashore of an island, and the injured father perishes. The son (Douglas Fairbanks) promises to seek revenge by infiltrating the same band of buccaneers and bringing them to justice. Posing as the "Black Pirate," he defeats the captain, captures a merchant ship single-handedly and earns himself a role as their new leader. Unanticipated is a princess (Billie Dove) who needs protection.

Cast & Crew

Douglas Fairbanks
The Duke of Arnoldo, The Black Pirate
Billie Dove
Princess Isobel
Anders Randolf
Pirate Captain
Sam De Grasse
Pirate Lieutenant
Charles Belcher
Chief passenger
John Wallace
Peg-Leg Pirate
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Critic Reviews for The Black Pirate

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Audience Reviews for The Black Pirate

  • Mar 10, 2020
    Quite literally a forgotten gem of an action/adventure movie, filled with special effects, exciting sequences, a charming damsel in distress (Billie Dove), a dastardly villain (Sam De Grasse) who nearly out-wows the hero, this is all topped by the ever athletic Douglas Fairbanks, who virtually imprints the definition of filmic heroism on the art itself. Spectacular is the only word for it.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Sep 30, 2011
    A Classic from the silent-era and a wonderful pirate film that has action, romance and amazing stunts. Douglas Fairbanks is incredible in the lead role and the film is just a pure pleasure to watch! Highly Recommended if you are into Silent films!
    Chris B Super Reviewer
  • Nov 27, 2010
    one of the first films made entirely in the two-strip technicolor process, fairbanks is always tremendous fun, and it's in public domain so u can watch it here http://www.youtube.com/user/openflix
    Stella D Super Reviewer
  • Nov 27, 2010
    A fantastic pirate movie! I really enjoyed it, it's got adventure, action, excitement, romance, and even technicolor! Fairbanks was an amazing acrobat, and a good choice for a pirate movie. If you like pirate movies, I highly recommend this classic film.
    Aj V Super Reviewer

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