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The Pirates of Penzance (1983)

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Starring (View all)
Kevin Kline Kevin Kline
The Pirate King
Linda Ronstadt Linda Ronstadt
Mabel Stanley
George Rose George Rose
Maj. Gen. Stanley
Rex Smith Rex Smith
Frederic
Tony Azito Tony Azito
Sergeant
John Asquith John Asquith
Pirate
Tim Bentinck Tim Bentinck
Pirate


Written by
Wilford Leach Wilford Leach
(screenplay)


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The Pirates of Penzance

6 years, 10 months ago at Mar 20 16:18
Not really a movie in the conventional sense, this is more like a very well done version of the recent live musicals from NBC. Having said that, there’s still some minor charms to be found in this filmed version of Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved property, mostly in the form of Kevin Kline’s Errol Flynn-esque swashbuckling performance.

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The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash! Kevin Kline reprises his Tony Award winning role along with Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose and Rex Smith in the story of a roguish pirate king and his adventurous young charge who explore the coastline in search of treasure and romance.
Release date: 18 February 1983
UPC: 032031264298
Tags: Musical (3), Comedy (2), Romance (2), Pirates (2), 1983 (2), Broadway Stars (1), Dancing (1), Sword Play (1), Based On An Opera (1), Adaptations (1), Past (1), Love Story (1), Favorites (1), Wedding (1), Singing (1), 1980s (1), Pirate (1), Cops (1), Music (1)
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