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The Masked Pirate (1949)

I pirati di Capri (original title)
Approved | | Adventure, Action, Drama | 25 December 1949 (USA)
A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is ... See full summary »

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, (uncredited)

Writers:

(story and screenplay) (as G. Moser), (story and screenplay) (as G. Colonna) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
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Count Amalfi, alias Captain Sirocco
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Mariella Lotti ...
Massimo Serato ...
Baron Holstein (as Rudolph Serato)
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Commodore Van Diel
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Pepino (as Michael Rasumny)
Virginia Belmont ...
Annette (US version)
Eleonora Rossi Drago ...
Annette (Italian version)
Franca Marzi ...
Carla
William Tubbs ...
Pignatelli
Alberto Califano ...
Officer
Mario Auritano ...
Officer
Eric Culton ...
Officer
Michel Sorel ...
Nicolo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Morena ...
Zia Anastasia (as Toni Morena)
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A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is advised of the pirate's assault of a member of her court and she seeks to escape to Palermo. But, she is advised it would be good politics for her to attend a ball Amalfi is giving for his fiancée, Mercedes, who is unaware of the dual role Amalfi is playing. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

25 December 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in Zwischen Kino und Konzert - Der Komponist Nino Rota (1993) See more »

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Zorro meets Baron Scarpia in 18th century Naples
28 May 2000 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

I first caught this movie (english version) on TV when I was about 12. I thought it was terrific! Now, much older and wiser, I've seen it again--terrific it isn't, but it's a nice grade-B costume flick, replete with revolution, a Zorro-like hero, a villainous Baron Scarpia of a police chief, and a dandy duel-to-death at the end. What still makes it fun is its Italian neo-realist visual style and lighting, and even a few touches of the Italian classics of the late '40's (shot of suffering child in raid on the island). It's fun as a no-brainer. I wonder what the Italian version was like? Was it shot in two versions or just dubbed?


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