The Pirates of 1920 (1911)

UK,
15m, 945 feet/288.02 metres
black and white
silent

A British science fiction film directed by David Aylott and A.E. Coleby.

Plot Summary

use an airship to attack a ship carrying bullion and abduct one of its passengers. Her fiancé, Jack Manley, leads the police in a rescue. A version of the film was restored by the BFI in 2014 and shown as part of their season though the final four minutes or so remain missing.

Credits

Crew
Directors: David Aylott, A.E. Coleby
Cricks and Martin
Director of Photography: J.H. Martin

Alternative Titles

The Pirates of 19.. – alternative title

References

Periodicals

  • The Bioscope no.225 (2 February 1911) pp.59, 61 – illustrated review
  • The Bioscope no.226 (9 February 1911) pp.19, 20; 40 – article; article

Books