Barbarossa, a pirate, frees a group of Spanish prisoners and makes them his crew. On a raid, he takes as a prize a Spanish countess, Alida. He has fallen in love with her by the time he arranges for her ransom by the officer who was to marry her. Exposing her intended as a coward and a liar, he goes to ask for her hand but she has escaped, and Barbarossa thinks she is the one who killed his aide, Peg-Leg. Written by
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He held the world at sword point!
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Did You Know?
While the disguised Barbarossa is being followed with the ransom for the Alida, the scout for the trailing party returns and tells his captain they are "about two kilometers ahead".
The movie is set (according to the opening titles) in the 17th century. The metric system as it currently is did not appear until the late 18th century. There were attempts to use decimal measurements previously, but not based on the 'meter'. See more
Referenced in Locked Up