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The Pirate

The Pirate(1948)

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  • 'Kelly, Gene' fought to get the Nicholas Brothers (Fayard Nicholas and Harold Nicholas) included in the movie.
  • When one dance sequence was being rehearsed, Harold Nicholas was just going through the motions, and 'Kelly, Gene' accused him of not knowing the routine - so Nicholas danced the whole routine, alone, full-out and flawlessly. Kelly was speechless.
  • The "Be a Clown" sequence was cut by exhibitors in Memphis and other southern U.S. cities because it included the Nicholas Brothers.
  • 'Judy Garland' missed 99 of the 135 shooting days due to illness.

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