The Black Pirates Premieres At Heritage House June 21

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Heritage House Arts & Civic Center, 1428 Jenkins Road in Chattanooga, presents Douglas Fairbanks in "The Black Pirate,"with two showings on Thursday, June 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The film will be projected from a restored two-strip Technicolor print from the British Film Institute.

There is no admission fee and light refreshments will be served.

Reviews of The Black Pirate:

“One of the silent era’s most spectacular action blockbusters . . . Fairbanks’s astonishing acrobatics remain dazzling today.

"  -- Steven D. Greydanus (Decent Films Guide) 

The original pirate blockbuster! 

Sworn to avenge his father's murder, a young aristocrat takes on a new role as an infamous pirate, cheerfully pillaging the seven seas until he achieves proper justice. 

This rapid-paced, silent Douglas Fairbanks swashbuckler, rampant with amazing stunt work and shot in two-strip Technicolor, is topnotch fun.




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