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Title:The Pirate

Date: 1948
Type: Musical / Romantic comedy
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Producer: Arthur Freed

A young woman (Judy Garland) dreams about a famous pirate, but is engaged to a local nobleman (Walter Slezak). The leader (Gene Kelly) of a group of travelling players takes a fancy to the woman and pretends to be the pirate. The plot is nonsense, but this is an entertaining vehicle for the comic plus song and dance talents of Judy Garland and Gene Kelly.


Judy GarlandJudy Garland
Gene KellyGene Kelly
Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Gladys CooperGladys Cooper
Reginald OwenReginald Owen
Lester Allen
Lola Deem



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The Pirate