New Pictures: Mar. 22, 1926

The Black Pirate. Douglas Fairbanks' openings are major matters in the yearly history of the screen. This present opening was further interesting because the picture was in color. The Black Pirate proved to be the most beautiful thing Mr. Fairbanks has ever done. Perhaps it was just a trifle less loaded with excitement than some of his great pictures.

The star plays a worthy young man who becomes a pirate to avenge his father, murdered by other pirates. Vanquishing the leader of the wicked crew, he assumes...

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