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Dancing Pirate (1936)

Approved | | Adventure, Comedy, Music | 22 May 1936 (USA)
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
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Serafina Perena
Luis Alberni ...
Pamfilo (the Jailer)
Victor Varconi ...
Don Balthazar (Monterey Captain of the Guards)
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Lt. Chago (Baltazar's Aide)
Alma Real ...
Blanca (Serafina's Maid)
William V. Mong ...
Tecolote (Old Indian)
Mitchell Lewis ...
Pirate Chief
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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)  »

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Dansande piraten  »

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(Western Electric Wide Range Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This film contains the first color work of special effects artist Willis H. O'Brien. See more »

Soundtracks

When You're Dancing the Waltz
by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Performed by Charles Collins (uncredited), Steffi Duna (uncredited) and chorus
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A childhood memory
19 July 2002 | by See all my reviews



I saw this movie when I was five years old and never heard of it again. All I could remember was the fellow dancing with a noose around his neck. Looked for it for years, then saw it, just in the past year, in a bin as a Rita Hayworth movie. Thanks to the generic title I recognized it right away. There won't be many comments on this one, as it's virtually unknown, but I've looked at it twice and it brings back a memory of a movie I loved so much as a child, though nothing came back to me except the mentioned dancing scene. It's offbeat, in terrific color and I think enjoyable . Did anybody ever hear of the dancer who played the title role again?


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