A stock market broker plans to liven up his boring life by taking up piracy on the high seas.



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Complete credited cast:
John Hawks
Alison Corning (as Alison Loyd)
Big John
Emmett Corrigan ...
Stephen Corning
William Austin ...
Richard Bentinck
'Chub' Hopping
Frank Rice ...
Fish Face
Gay Seabrook ...
Susie Grenoble (as Gay Seabrooke)
Addie McPhail ...
Jean Phillips
First Mate of the Corsair
Pat Hartigan ...
(as Patrick Hartigan)
Sidney D'Albrook


A stock market broker plans to liven up his boring life by taking up piracy on the high seas.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis







Release Date:

28 November 1931 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Corsário  »

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1.20 : 1
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This film was first telecast on New York City's pioneer television station W2XBS Friday 16 February 1940. It is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-1946. See more »


Alison Corning: Will you have cream or lemon?
John Hawks: Nothing, thanks. I'll have a cigarette, if you don't mind.
Alison Corning: My, but the city has changed you.
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Referenced in Agatha Christie's Poirot: The King of Clubs (1989) See more »

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2 October 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Pretty good adventure flick as Wayne Morris, fed up with the petty piracy of Wall Street, goes into business for himself, highjacking rumrunners' ships bound to Prohibition America. Some pretty good sequences featuring Fred Kohler as a sadistic gangster, although Thelma Todd is pretty well wasted as a role that calls for her to play an idiot.

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