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THE CRIMSON PIRATE &
THE PIRATES OF CAPRI

Tuesday, December 12

THE CRIMSON PIRATE
12:30   4:30   8:30

THE PIRATES OF CAPRI
2:35   6:35

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

THE CRIMSON PIRATE

Directed by Robert Siodmak
Starring Burt Lancaster

(1952) Burt Lancaster, head of a band of genial Cutthroats – makes deals with both the King’s agent and a band of revolutionaries in their struggle over a Caribbean island in Ischia. 35mm. Approx. 104 min.

“May well be the best adventure spoof ever made, visually witty and breathtaking”
– David Shipman

“MARVELOUS! Never has Burt looked so graceful.”
– Geoff Andrews, Time Out (London)

“A slam-bang, action-filled Technicolored lampoon!”
– The New York Times

“A GORGEOUS SWASHBUCKLER. Lancaster, who designed the terrific action sequences, puts in a mesmerizing star turn.”
- Adrian Turner, Radio Times

THE PIRATES OF CAPRI

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

(1949) In 1799, Louis Hayward alternates between foppish Count Amalfi and masked pirate Captain Sirocco, a fighter for the people. Rare outdoor location shooting for usually no-budget Ulmer, with swashbuckling along the spectacular Italian coast. Music by Nino Rota (La Dolce Vita, The Godfather, etc.). 16mm print courtesy Tim Hunter, Jon Davison, and Joe Dante. Approx. 94min. 

“Shows Ulmer in full command of his powers as a pictorialist. Shot in Italy both on location and on the enormous sound stages of Cinecittà, the film has enough visual beauty to justify by itself the oft-repeated claim that Ulmer was the heir to the Rembrandt of silent film, gay icon F. W. Murnau.”
- Gary Morris, Brights Lights Film Journal