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Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812.
French pirate Jean Lafitte led a crew of privateers and smugglers around New Orleans, Louisiana. He also was involved in the slave trade. During the War of 1812, the British asked for his help in an attack on New Orleans but he revealed their plans to the Americans. During the Battle of New Orleans, in late 1814, Lafitte was in charge of U.S. artillery. After the war, Lafitte returned to piracy and established his headquarters at Galveston, Texas. When he scuttled an American merchant ship in 1820, his headquarters were raided and destroyed. He continued his pirate raids on the Spanish high seas until he disappeared in 1825.
When Lafitte and his men are fighting the Indians near the beach, many of the Indians are wearing buckskin breeches, have headbands with feathers stuck in them and their hair is in pigtails. Those are styles and clothing worn by the Plains Indians of the Southwest in the middle and late 1880s, not Indians on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in the early 1820s.
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