The Black Pirate (1944)
The Black Pirate (1944) El Corsario Negro, El Corsario Nero, The Black Corsair This genuine swashbuckler is yet another film from prolific Director Chano Urueta. It is based on the 1868 novel “The Black Corsair” by Italian author Emilio Salgari. Set in the Caribbean Sea during the 1700’s age of piracy, it chronicles the adventures of a pirate, (Pedro Armendariz) and his long-standing war against a colonial Governor (Jose Baviera) from Venezuela, who is determined to stop his nemesis. Actress June Marlowe plays the pirate’s love interest. Maria Luisa Zea and Jose Pulido round out the cast.
Directed by Chano Urueta
Produced by Gonzalo Elvira
Written by Antonio Momplet, A. Ramos Pedrueza
Starring Pedro Armendáriz, June Marlowe, María Luisa Zea, Antonio Díaz, José Baviera, Paco Fuentes, José Díaz Morales, José Elías Moreno, Alejandro Cobo, Ángel T. Sala, Rafael Icardo, Gino Agustino, Antonio Haro Oliva
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