The Black Pirate

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, Circa 1926. Vintage program for the 1926 silent film. Included with the program is a seven-page booklet credited to story writer "Elton Thomas" (the nom de plume of actor Douglas Fairbanks), summarizing the plot of the film.

After the death of his father at the hands of a bloody pirate gang, a nobleman infiltrates the gang and becomes a buccaneer himself, quietly seeking revenge. The third feature to be filmed in early two-tone Technicolor, first introduced in "The Toll of the Sea" (1922).

9 x 12 inches. Four leaves, side stapled, with illustrated wrappers. Very Good, moderately toned and edgeworn, with leaves split from the binding.

National Film Registry.

[Book #152276]