Did you hear about the new pirate movie? It’s rated AARRRRR! Animated GIF

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us, me hearties, and there was no better time for motion picture piracy than the silent era. Miniatures? Feh! They scoff at your miniatures. Computer-generated pirate ships? Ye’re daft, matey. No, they built full-size ships and attacked each other with them. How do ye like them apples?

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The Cruise of the Jasper B (1926) A Silent Film Review

Rod La Rocque takes on Fairbanks in this incredibly strange pirate spoof. Mildred Harris is an heiress on the run when it turns out that the only copy of a valuable document is written on her back. Snitz Edwards is her evil uncle and spends the movie chasing her with a sponge. And then Rod and Mildred inadvertently declare war on the United States… Yeah, it’s a strange one.
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