The town of Martinique is attacked, sacked, and Governor Gonzales and his soldiers are captured by the nefarious Blackbeard and his pirate band. The Governor, his wife and her friends are ... See full summary »

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Governor Gonzales
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Captain Santiago (as Thomas Santschi)
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Captain Harrington
Frank Clark ...
First Officer of the Pelican
Roy Watson ...
Second Officer of the Pelican
Fred Huntley ...
Father Sylverio
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Senora Gonzales - the Governor's Wife
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Senorita Lopez
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Conchita - the Maid
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The town of Martinique is attacked, sacked, and Governor Gonzales and his soldiers are captured by the nefarious Blackbeard and his pirate band. The Governor, his wife and her friends are all taken to the pirate ship. The Governor is made to walk the plank before his horrified wife, but his rescue comes unexpectedly at the hands of Conchita, his wife's maid, who grasps a knife from a pirate, dives overboard, cuts the Governor's bonds, and both swim away. They succeed in reaching land, where some kind fishermen recognize the Governor and take him and his companion to their cottage. But on board the ship the prisoners are hustled into the boat, tied to the rings, and Blackbeard prepares to suffocate them with sulfur. The fishermen have sighted an English man-o'-war, and they hasten to the Governor who boards the vessel, and after explaining his predicament, the commander of the vessel orders the deck cleared for battle. But the pirate vessel has likewise sighted the British man-o'-war, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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23 November 1911 (USA)  »

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