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Dancing Pirate (1936)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Music  -  22 May 1936 (USA)
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The story of a Boston dance teacher who gets shanghaied by buccaneers who might make his next steps be off the plank!

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Collins ...
Jonathan Pride
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Mayor Don Emilio Perena
Steffi Duna ...
Serafina Perena
Luis Alberni ...
Pamfilo (the Jailer)
Victor Varconi ...
Don Balthazar (Monterey Captain of the Guards)
Jack La Rue ...
Lt. Chago (Baltazar's Aide)
Alma Real ...
Blanca (Serafina's Maid)
William V. Mong ...
Tecolote (Old Indian)
Mitchell Lewis ...
Pirate Chief
Julian Rivero ...
Shepherd
John Eberts ...
Mozo
The Royal Cansino Dancers ...
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The story of a Boston dance teacher who gets shanghaied by buccaneers who might make his next steps be off the plank!

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The first dancing musical in 100% new Technicolor


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22 May 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dansande piraten  »

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(Western Electric Wide Range Noiseless Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Although the U.S. copyright to this film was not renewed, it is a derivative work from the 1930 novella "Glorious Buccaneer", whose U.S. copyright was renewed and does not expire until 2025. See more »

Soundtracks

Are you My Love?
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Steffi Duna
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I Recommend It
6 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would have liked the movie even more, I'm sure, if I'd seen the color version. Unfortunately, the only version I could find was the black-and-white, which I purchased out of curiosity from a bin of one dollar DVDs at Wal-Mart. Anyhow, "The Dancing Pirate" is certainly no masterpiece, but it's hard to dislike this movie. It's harmless, goofy, sort-of-weird entertainment (just about what you'd expect from the title), and the main character is a likable guy. Unfortunately, the movie doesn't actually contain any dancing pirates (the main character, "a dancing master," is mistaken for a pirate), but the dancing it does contain ain't bad. If you're the type of person who'd consider buying a movie called "The Dancing Pirate" from a bin of one dollar DVDs at Wal-Mart, you'll like this movie, as did I.


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