Prince of Pirates (1953)

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In a 16th century kingdom in the Netherlands, the newly crowned King Stephan concludes a secret treaty with the Spanish. This puts him at odds with his younger brother, Prince Roland, who ... See full summary »

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3 June 2008 | xerses13
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| It's A SwashBuckler???
Another film that proves that COLUMBIA PICTURES at that time could take any genre and reduce it to it's lowest common denominator. By skimping on Actors, Budget, Costuming, ScreenPlay, Special Visual Effects and whatever else it takes to make a interesting movie COLUMBIA will succeed in failing! The film features its star of low budget action for the early 1950s' JOHN DEREK (Mr. Bo). It is also polluted with the usual cast of has-beens who have either seen better days or none at all. Like HARRY LAUTER, GENE ROTH and ROBERT SHAYNE. BARBARA RUSH the female lead has no chance of showing off her competent acting ability or physical grace. No doubt wishing she was back at PARAMOUNT.

The NUTS; In the 16th Century France and its allie Haagen are at war with Spain. Count Roland (DEREK) must return to Haagen after death of his Father the King. New King Stephan (WHITFIELD CONNER) and his stooge, Prime Minister Treeg (ROBERT SHAYNE) wish to pull a fast one betraying the French alliance and help Spain rape Europe. Aided by loyal sidekick Jan (HARRY LAUTER) and main squeeze Countess Nita Orde (BARBARA RUSH) Count Roland has just eighty (80) minutes to save the day and win the girl. How will he do it and will he? You bet and in the most tedious fashion allowed on the SILVER SCREEN!

TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES (TCM) seems to be the latest depository of these alleged triumphs from COLUMBIA PICTURES. Remember for every FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953) during this period there are twenty (20) PRINCE OF PIRATES (1953).

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Release Date:

7 March 1953

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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