The Black Pirate
The premiere took place at the Egyptian on a double bill with Sparrows.
The theme is later developed as Fire Over England, and shorthanded in a thousand films.
Fairbanks is a great one for the depiction of thought, offhandedly or in a great impression of Rodin’s Penseur.
The Wizard of Oz and Hodges’ Flash Gordon (also Logan’s Run) reflect the swimming soldiers.
Ritchie’s The Island takes up the theme from a different source, Peter Brook’s Lord of the Flies.