The Pirate (1978 film)

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The Pirate
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Genre Drama
Distributed by CBS
Directed by Ken Annakin
Produced by Howard W. Koch (producer)
Paul R. Picard (executive producer)
Skip Ward (associate producer)
Written by Julius J. Epstein
Based on Harold Robbins (novel)
Starring Franco Nero
Music by Bill Conti
Cinematography Roland 'Ozzie' Smith
Editing by Howard Epstein
Russell Livingstone
Production company Howard W. Koch Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Country United States
Language English
Original channel CBS
Release date November 21, 1978
Running time 240 min.

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.[1][2]

It was broadcast by ABC in two parts November 21–22, 1978.[3][4]



  1. ^ Howard Pearson (September 21, 1978). "Franco Nero In Pirate Mini-series". Deseret News. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Confessions of a Blue-Eyed Arab". Los Angeles Times. August 10, 1978. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Oil Fortune Handled By The Pirate'". Schenectady Gazette. November 17, 1978. 
  4. ^ 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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