The Pirate of the Black Hawk (1958)
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Echoing the sentiment of the only other reviewer for the film at this time, charisma is a word that need not apply here. In fact it takes some doing to figure out what's going on, but the basics are something like this. A usurper to the throne of Monteforte has done away with the Duke and has kidnapped his young son (even though a quick storyboard at the beginning of the film states the Duke is in exile). Manfred (Andrea Aureli) is supported by Saracen pirates looking a bit like members of the Papal Royal Guard. A rival band of pirates from the Black Hawk are led by Captain Richard (Gerard Landry), attempting to set things right by the original Duke. The Duke of Monteforte happened to have a rather beautiful daughter Eleanor (Pina Bottin), thereby providing for the romantic angle.
There you have it, that's about all you need to know before, during, or after the film is over. I would hope the original Italian dialog was more original than the English translation, which featured such Twentieth Century clichés (in a Fifteenth Century setting) as - "It's no good, let's make a break for it!" In fact the most inspired line I heard in the film was the 'bloodsucking weasel' reference in my summary above.
Listen, you won't lose a lot of sleep if you pass on this salty sea tale on land, or conversely, if you do watch it, it just might put you to sleep. The best thing this one has going for it is the U.S. release title - "The Pirate of the Black Hawk".