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~Such a Little Pirate~
1918
~L256-41: Lila Lee, Harrison Ford & Sinbad, the orangutan~
~L256-42: Lila Lee, Harrison Ford & Sinbad, the orangutan~
~Plot Synopsis~
Raised on the wild windjammer stories of her sea-captain grandfather Obadiah Wolf (Theodore
Roberts), heroine Patricia (Lila Lee) yearns for a life on the high seas. Obadiah paints bold images
of buccaneering and booty. In fact, he's got a tattoo on his breast of a map which leads to buried
treasure. He plans to go get it just as soon as his makes his final payment on a ship, the Laughing
Lass, which is being cared for by Rory O'Malley (Harrison Ford), a slightly crippled young seaman.
However, the man he is paying, Ellory Glendenning (Forrest Seabury) intends to steal the ship and
sell it to the government for a high price. The night Obadiah makes his final payment he celebrates
a bit too heartily and in a drunken brawl rolls into a fire, scorching his map into obliteration. He
also loses the receipt for the ship, so Glendenning refuses to give him the vessel. He boards the
craft anyway with his draft-dodging son (J. Parks-Jones) and heads out to sea. But Patricia has
snuck on board with her pet orangutan, Sinbad. The crew mutinies and Rory and Patricia take
over. They get to the treasure just as Obadiah is being dragged to the same location by "Bad Eye," a
grimy old sea dog (Guy Oliver). Rory and Patricia save Obadiah, and Sinbad finds the receipt, so all
ends well. This film was based on the novel Peggy, the Pirate, by James Oliver Curwood.

Plot Synopsis from allmovie.com
Directed by: George Melford

Written by: Monte M. Katterjohn - scenario

Based on the novel "Peggy, the Pirate," by James Oliver Curwood.
~Cast~

Lila Lee ...  Patricia Wolf
Theodore Roberts ...  Obadiah Wolf
Harrison Ford ...  Rory O'Malley
Guy Oliver ...  Bad-Eye
Forrest Seabury ...  Ellory Glendenning
J. Parks Jones ...  Harold Glendenning
Adele Farrington ...  Mrs. Glendenning
Sinbad, the orangutan ... himself
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Cinematography by: Paul P. Perry    
Art Direction by: Wilfred Buckland    
Assistant Director: Claude Mitchell
Presenter: Jesse L. Lasky

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: October 6, 1918
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