The Crimson Pirate 1952

Nick Cravat, Burt Lancaster, Eva Bartok - The Crimson Pirate
Burt Lancaster, Eva Bartok - The Crimson Pirate

A swashbuckling pirate adventure set in the Caribbean. Buccaneer Captain Vallo sells stolen weapons to the rebel leader 'El Libre' and he decides to double his profit by betraying the rebels to the emissary of the King of Spain. But the Crimson Pirate's plans go awry when he falls under the spell of Consuelo, El Libre's beautiful daughter.

Books with substantial mentioning of The Crimson Pirate
Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 50s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Tom Johnson
The Christopher Lee Filmography, All Theatrical Releases, 1948-2003
Jefferson, N.C, 2004

Deborah Lazaroff Alpi
Robert Siodmak, A Biography, with Critical Analyses of His Film Noirs and a Filmography of All His Works
Jefferson, North Carolina and London, 1998

David Fury
The Cinema History of Burt Lancaster
Minneapolis, MN, 1989

Robert W. Pohle Jr. and Douglas C. Hart, with the participation of Christopher Lee
The Films of Christopher Lee
Metuchen, N.J. & London, 1983

Douglas Brode
The Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, NJ, 1976
Books with an entry on The Crimson Pirate

The Crimson Pirate
United States 1952

Directed by

Nick Cravat
Torin Thatcher
James Hayter
Leslie Bradley
Frank Pettingell
John Chandos
Harry Lane


Running time:105 minutes
Country:United States

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