Making Of...
Making Of...

The Pirate Movie Behind The Scenes

AKA:
The Pirate Movie Picture
1982
The Duel
Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1982 Romantic Comedy movie starring Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton et al.
The scenes coming up the cliff were shot on Aboriginal sacred ground, which required miles of red tape before they could use the location.
Contributed by: Stephen
Originally, the film was to be directed by Richard Franklin, an Australian who went to Hollywood in the 80s to direct "Cloak and Dagger" and "Pyscho 2"
Chris had never sang professionally prior to the movie and underwent months of coaching for his singing parts. Chris says, "thank God for machines! They can make a dog sing!"
There were months of grueling rehearsals and training for the sword fighting scenes, and Christopher Atkins walked away with more than a few nicks and cuts.
The cast trained on a rope course everyday and worked on the numerous dance numbers. Christopher Atkins says that was the most fun because the entire cast was together and it was a hoot!
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Deleted Scenes
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Alternate Versions
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The Pirate Movie