Old Ironsides

Paramount Pictures (1926)
Drama, Silent, History
USA | English | Black/White | 1h 51min

An embellished account of the 1813 expedition by famed frigate U.S.S. Constitution--a.k.a. "Old Ironsides"--against the Barbary pirates then terrorizing American shipping, focusing on the crew and passengers of a fictional merchant ship, The Esther, who fall afoul of the same pirates and thus become involved with the Constitution's mission.


Cast View all

Charles Farrell The Commodore
Esther Ralston Esther
Wallace Beery Bos'n
George Bancroft Gunner
Charles Hill Mailes Commodore Preble
Johnnie Walker Lt. Stephen Decatur
Eddie Fetherston Lt. Richard Somers
Guy Oliver First Mate
George Godfrey The Cook
William Conklin Esther's Father
Effie Ellsler Esther's Mother
Arthur Ludwig Second Mate
Richard Alexander Seaman
Richard Arlen Seaman
William Bakewell Young Philadelphian
Frank Bonner Seaman
Gary Cooper Seaman
Frank Darien Seaman
Nick De Ruiz Bashaw
Bess Flowers Minor Role
Dean Harrell Young Decatur
Jack Herrick Seaman
Herbert Janssen Undetermined Role
Frank Jonasson Pirate Captain
Duke Kahanamoku Pirate Captain

Crew View all

Director James Cruze
Writer Laurence Stallings, Dorothy Arzner, Rupert Hughes, Walter Woods, Harry Carr, Oliver Wendell Holmes
Producer James Cruze, B.P. Schulberg
Photography Harry Perry, Alfred Gilks, Charles P. Boyle
Musician Hugo Riesenfeld, J.S. Zamecnik

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
738329231262 Blu-ray 1 Oct 30, 2018
738329231255 DVD 1 Oct 30, 2018
097360278637 VHS
037757227862