Dancing Pirate

Lloyd Corrigan (director)
Ray Harris, Francis Edward Faragoh (screenwriters)
Charles Collins, Jack La Rue, Frank Morgan, Steffi Duna (starring)

Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1936. Collection of five vintage reference photographs taken the set of the 1936 film, two showing director Lloyd Corrigan, one showing costume designer Robert Edmond Jones, and two showing Corrigan and Jones with various visitors to the set. Printed folded mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and one with a stamp crediting photographer William E. Thomas.

A dance teacher is captured by pirates, escapes into Spanish California, but is subsequently mistaken for a pirate by the local townspeople and captured. The third film shot in the three strip Technicolor process, and the first musical to use that format.

Director Lloyd Corrigan is better remembered for his mystery films, most notably the 1931 Fu-Manchu film "Daughter of the Dragon," starring Anna May Wong. Corrigan also enjoyed a lengthy career as a character and comic actor, appearing in films such as "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962) and "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" (1963).

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #158595]