The Pirates of Penzance


1h 52m 1983

Brief Synopsis

Frederick, son of a wealthy 19th century man was to be apprenticed to a pilot, but because of his nearly deaf nurse-maid, he was apprenticed to a pirate instead. And not just any pirate, but the Pirate King, leader of the not-so-fierce "Pirates of Penzance." Now Frederick has fallen in love with swe

Film Details

Also Known As
Pirates of Penzance
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
United International Pictures; Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

Frederick, son of a wealthy 19th century man was to be apprenticed to a pilot, but because of his nearly deaf nurse-maid, he was apprenticed to a pirate instead. And not just any pirate, but the Pirate King, leader of the not-so-fierce "Pirates of Penzance." Now Frederick has fallen in love with sweet innocent Mabel, only his vocation stands between him and marriage to his beloved. Perhaps the situation can be corrected by his old nurse, who made the dreadful blunder years before.

Crew

Ernest Archer

Art Direction

Peter Asher

Music Producer

B H Barry

Fight Consultant

Paul Beeson

Additional Photography

Tim Blackham

Video Operator

Timothy Burrill

Co-Producer

Wally Byatt

Camera Operator

Jill Carpenter

Makeup

Alan Cassie

Art Direction

Anne V. Coates

Editor

Graciela Daniele

Choreography

Alexander Degrunwald

Production Supervisor

William Elliott

Additional Music; Music Adaptation

William Elliott

Original Music

William Elliott

Music Conductor

Frank Filipetti

Music Recording

Geoff Freeman

Publicist

William S. Gilbert

Other

William S. Gilbert

Lyrics

Ramon Gow

Hairstyles

Martin Grupp

Music Coordinator

Graham V Hartstone

Sound Rerecording

Mike Higgins

Production Assistant

David Hildyard

Sound Recording

Peter Howitt

Set Decorator

Brian Johnson

Special Effects Supervisor

Roy Jones

Choreography Assistant

Stephen Katz

Associate Producer

Christopher Kelly

Choreography

Barry Langley

1st Assistant Director

Wilford Leach

Screenwriter

Nicolas Lemessurier

Sound Rerecording

Gordon K. Mccallum

Sound Rerecording

Debbie Mcwilliams

Casting (London)

Patrick Moore

Assistant Editor

Joseph Papp

Producer

Bob Penn

Stills

Edward Pressman

Executive Producer

Tom Rand

Costumes

Tim Reed

Production Assistant

Elliot Scott

Production Designer

Douglas Slocombe

Director Of Photography

Ernest F. Smith

Scenic Artist

Jeannie Stone

Production Coordinator

John Strauss

Music Editor Supervisor

Sir Arthur Sullivan

Music

Sir Arthur Sullivan

Other

Rosemary Tichler

Casting (New York)

Andrew Tribe

Associate Producer

Maggie Unsworth

Production Coordinator

Chic Waterson

Camera Operator

Les Wiggins

Sound Editor

Barry Wilkinson

Props

Film Details

Also Known As
Pirates of Penzance
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
United International Pictures; Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1983

Released in United States Winter February 18, 1983

Released in United States February 1983

Released in United States Winter February 18, 1983