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Laurence Stallings (story)
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Release Date:
6 December 1926 (USA) See more »
PRISONERS---held for ransom!---lovers at the mercy of Barbary pirates! Captives on an American vessel, with the frowning guns of Tripoli threatening the outlet to the sea and freedom! Then came ---- "OLD IRONSIDES" See more »
An American fighting ship battles Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean in the 18th century. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Sea | Epic


  (in credits order)

Charles Farrell ... The Commodore

Esther Ralston ... Esther

Wallace Beery ... Bos'n

George Bancroft ... Gunner

Charles Hill Mailes ... Commodore Preble

Johnnie Walker ... Lt. Stephen Decatur
Eddie Fetherston ... Lt. Richard Somers

Guy Oliver ... First Mate
George Godfrey ... The Cook
William Conklin ... Esther's Father
Effie Ellsler ... Esther's Mother
Arthur Ludwig ... Second Mate
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Richard Alexander ... Seaman (uncredited)

Richard Arlen ... Seaman (uncredited)

William Bakewell ... Young Philadelphian (uncredited)
Frank Bonner ... Seaman (uncredited)

Gary Cooper ... Seaman (uncredited)
Frank Darien ... Seaman (uncredited)
Nick De Ruiz ... Bashaw (uncredited)

Bess Flowers ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Dean Harrell ... Young Decatur (uncredited)
Jack Herrick ... Seaman (uncredited)
Herbert Janssen ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Frank Jonasson ... Pirate Captain (uncredited)

Duke Kahanamoku ... Pirate Captain (uncredited)

Boris Karloff ... Saracen Guard (uncredited)

Fred Kohler ... Second Mate (uncredited)
Tetsu Komai ... Pirate (uncredited)
Mitchell Lewis ... Pirate Chief (uncredited)

Robert Livingston ... Seaman (uncredited)
Göta Ljungberg ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Spec O'Donnell ... Cabin Boy (uncredited)

Directed by
James Cruze 
Writing credits
Laurence Stallings (story)

Harry Carr (suggested and adapted by) and
Walter Woods (suggested and adapted by)

Rupert Hughes (titles)

Dorothy Arzner  uncredited
Oliver Wendell Holmes  poem (uncredited)

Produced by
James Cruze .... producer
B.P. Schulberg .... associate producer
Original Music by
Hugo Riesenfeld (uncredited)
J.S. Zamecnik (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Alfred Gilks 
Charles P. Boyle (uncredited)
Harry Perry (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Dorothy Arzner (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harold Schwartz .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Don B. Greenwood .... property master
Special Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... special effects (uncredited)
Roy Pomeroy .... special effects (uncredited)
Barney Wolff .... special effects (uncredited)
Other crew
Dorothy Arzner .... script supervisor (uncredited)

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111 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Film debut (uncredited) of Richard Alexander.See more »
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