Known for sporting one of the earliest versions of Technicolor, The Black Pirate caused so many problems for movie theaters back in 1926 that producer-star Douglas Fairbanks eventually had to release a black-and-white version to better accommodate projectors not used to the bulky nature of the two-strip Technicolor reels. In recent times, Kino Video took it upon itself to lovingly restore the film to its original luster, and this is the version that will be screened in Charlotte as part of the Main Library's series Ships Ahoy!!: 8 Classic Seafaring Films.
Delette Nycum was my great-grandmother.
Goddamn this town is a drag.
His voice just creeps me out. That is all.