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Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball Scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay. Written by
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When Captain Vallo pulls a man overboard (at the beginning of the film), the man is wearing sailors' clothes, but when we see him fall into the water, he's wearing a uniform. That shot was intercut from the climactic battle scene at the end, when the same shot of the same soldier falling into the ocean is repeated. Secondly, the man being pulled into the water is standing on the deck of the ship, but when we see him fall, he falls down from a mast. See more »
You are a fighter. Fight with us. Fight for something decent.
Not I. All my life I've watched injustice and dishonesty fly the flag of decency. I don't trust it.
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'The Crimson Pirate' is pure joy. Maybe the most entertaining movie of the 50's - as far as 'pure entertainment' concept goes, and one of the greatests adventure movies ever made. Burt Lancaster was then at the apex of his powers, and shows very clearly what a good piece of Errol Flynn he could easily have been, and this was not an easy task at all, mind you. Bowing his personal idol Douglas Fairbanks, the dashing, wide-grin, elastic, self-assured Lancaster has marked a whole generation of youngsters - and adults as well - with this wonderful, colorful, funny, action-packed, greatly-soundtracked adventure-spoof, quite probably one of his bests movies ever, although even him surely never realized how good it was.
Popcorn at hand, I watched this masterpiece goggle-eyed, then, and do it very, very fondly now. Burt Lancaster was the man who thought me to love movies. My sincere thanks to him.
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