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Giorgio Moser (story) and
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Release Date:
25 December 1949 (USA) See more »
A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Zorro meets Baron Scarpia in 18th century Naples See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order)

Louis Hayward ... Count Amalfi, alias Captain Sirocco

Binnie Barnes ... Queen Maria Carolina
Mariella Lotti ... Mercedes Villalta Lopez
Massimo Serato ... Baron Holstein (as Rudolph Serato)
Alan Curtis ... 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)
Erminio Spalla
Liana Del Balzo ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Arianne Ulmer ... 11 Year Old Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Edgar G. Ulmer 
Giuseppe Maria Scotese (co-director) (uncredited in US version)
Writing credits
Giorgio Moser (story and screenplay) (as G. Moser) and
Golfiero Colonna (story and screenplay) (as G. Colonna)

Sidney Alexander  writer

Produced by
Victor Pahlen .... producer
Niccolò Theodoli .... executive producer
Rudolph Monter .... producer (uncredited: US version)
Original Music by
Nino Rota  (as Nina Rota on U.S. prints)
Cinematography by
Anchise Brizzi  (as A. Brizzi)
Film Editing by
Renzo Lucidi 
Production Design by
Guido Fiorini  (as G. Fiorini)
Costume Design by
Maria Baroni 
Dario Cecchi 
Makeup Department
Guglielmo Bonotti .... makeup artist (uncredited: US version)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Golfiero Colonna .... assistant director (uncredited on U.S. prints)
Giorgio Moser .... assistant director (uncredited: US version)
Sound Department
Vittorio Trentino .... sound recordist (as V. Trentino)
Music Department
Franco Ferrara .... musical director
Other crew
Guido Fiorini .... scenarist
Shirley Ulmer .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Captain Sirocco" - USA (reissue title)
"Pirates of Capri" - USA (DVD title)
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USA:94 min | West Germany:89 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Finland:K-16 | USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | West Germany:12 (nf)
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Zorro meets Baron Scarpia in 18th century Naples, 28 May 2000
Author: ( from San Antonio, TX

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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