The Pirate

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The Pirate
Directed byVincente Minnelli
Screenplay byAlbert Hackett
Frances Goodrich
Based onThe Pirate
1942 play
by S. N. Behrman[1]
Produced byArthur Freed
StarringJudy Garland
Gene Kelly
Walter Slezak
Gladys Cooper
Reginald Owen
CinematographyHarry Stradling
Edited byBlanche Sewell
Music byLennie Hayton (score)
Cole Porter (songs)
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byLoew's, Inc.
Release date
  • May 20, 1948 (1948-05-20)
Running time
102 min.
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,656,000[2]

The Pirate is a 1948 American musical movie directed by Vincente Minnelli and was based on the 1942 play of the same name by S. N. Behrman. It stars Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, George Zucco, Lester Allen, Lola Albright and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1949.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Production Archive: The Pirate". Retrieved 2021-06-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study
  3. Another source puts the cost at $2.3 million Variety February 1948

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