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The Princess and the Pirate (1944)

Princess Margaret is travelling incognito to elope with her true love instead of marrying the man her father has betrothed her to. On the high seas, her ship is attacked by pirates who know... See full summary »

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Captain of the 'Mary Ann'
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Storyline

Princess Margaret is travelling incognito to elope with her true love instead of marrying the man her father has betrothed her to. On the high seas, her ship is attacked by pirates who know her identity and plan to kidnap her and hold her for a king's ransom. Little do the cutthroats know that she will be rescued by that unlikeliest of knights errant, Sylvester the Great, who will lead them on a merry, and madcap, chase. Written by Alfred Jingle

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You'll get a load of laughs as you get a load of HOPE as a PIRATE


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20 April 1945 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Pirata  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Samuel Goldwyn paid Paramount $133,500 to borrow Bob Hope for twelve weeks. During that time, Hope made this film and They Got Me Covered (1943). As part of the deal, Paramount also got the services of Goldwyn contractee Gary Cooper for the lead in "For Whom the Bell Tolls." See more »

Goofs

When The Hook's ship is attacking The Mary Ann, it is flying the Skull & Crossbones. Soon after that it is seen being raised. See more »

Quotes

Sylvester: I'll chop off his liver! Say, that might be pretty good, chopped liver.
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Connections

Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss Me in the Moonlight
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by Virginia Mayo (dubbed by Louanne Hogan)
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4 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. The first time I seen it I was a little girl. I have seen it a few times over the years and love it even more. Bob's comedy has never been surpass. Hollywood lost one of it's finest stars when he passed away. This is my all time favorite of Bob Hope's. The costume's are just beautiful. The other actors in this film were just as good. At the end when Bing Crosby shows up and gets the girls just makes me laugh. Poor Bob worked so hard and still Bing got the girls. Another movies that Bob was in that I recommend is: The Seven Little Foys,Casanova's Big Night, The Lemon Drop Kid, and the one he played the dentist in... (I cannot remember the name) But he sang the song Button and bows.


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