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Old Ironsides (1926)





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This 11-reel silent film is set at the time of Stephen Decatur's defeat of the Barbary pirates in Tripoli. Decatur himself is a secondary character herein: most of the screen time goes to the romantic leads, able- bodied seaman Charles Farrell and damsel-in-permanent-distress Esther Ralston.


Charles Farrell
as The Commodore
Charles H. Mailes
as Capt. Preble
Johnnie Walker
as Lt. Stephen Decatur
Frank Bonner
as Pirate Captain
Duke Kahanamoku
as Pirate Captain
William Conklin
as Esther's Father
Nick De Ruiz
as The Bashaw
Effie Ellsler
as Esther's Mother
Frank Jonasson
as Pirate Captain
Boris Karloff
as A Saracen Guard
Mitchell Lewis
as Pirate Chief
Guy Oliver
as 1st Mate
Spec O'Donnell
as Cabin Boy
Eddie Fetherstone
as Lieutenant Somers
Fred Kohler
as 2nd Mate
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