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The Pirate is a american film of genre Drama directed by Ken Annakin released in USA on 21 november 1978 with Franco Nero

The Pirate (1978)

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Released in USA 21 november 1978
Length 4h
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama
Rating64% 3.2395953.2395953.2395953.2395953.239595

The Pirate is a 1978 American TV movie directed by Ken Annakin. It is based on the novel with the same title written by Harold Robbins.

It was broadcast by ABC in two parts November 21–22, 1978.



^ Howard Pearson (September 21, 1978). "Franco Nero In Pirate Mini-series". Deseret News. Retrieved 30 July 2012.

^ "Confessions of a Blue-Eyed Arab". Los Angeles Times. August 10, 1978. Retrieved 30 July 2012.

^ "Oil Fortune Handled By The Pirate'". Schenectady Gazette. November 17, 1978.

^ Arthur Unger (November 17, 1978). "Stand by to repel boarders: TV's 'Pirate' comes alongside". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 30 July 2012.

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