The Off-Shore Pirate (1921)

Romantic comedy | 31 January 1921

Writer:

Waldemar Young

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Offshore Pirate," by F. Scott Fitzgerald in Saturday Evening Post (29 May 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 January 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
7 February 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16128
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Wealthy society girl Ardita Farnam is held up in her roadster by two thugs and is rescued by Nevkova, a Russian in search of a rich wife, with whom she falls in love against her uncle's wishes. When Uncle John proposes a yachting trip to visit Colonel Moreland and his son, Toby, she refuses to go; and when a stranger and six Negroes take possession of the yacht, she is furious and bargains with the crew to overpower their leader and return to town. Following the injured man ashore, she discovers that it is all a plot by her uncle to save her from the Russian; and as Toby Moreland, the stranger, is more to her taste, she is more than ... +


Wealthy society girl Ardita Farnam is held up in her roadster by two thugs and is rescued by Nevkova, a Russian in search of a rich wife, with whom she falls in love against her uncle's wishes. When Uncle John proposes a yachting trip to visit Colonel Moreland and his son, Toby, she refuses to go; and when a stranger and six Negroes take possession of the yacht, she is furious and bargains with the crew to overpower their leader and return to town. Following the injured man ashore, she discovers that it is all a plot by her uncle to save her from the Russian; and as Toby Moreland, the stranger, is more to her taste, she is more than satisfied. +

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