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Black Pearl

The Black Pearl, originally Wicked Wench, is a fictional ship in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. In the screenplay, the Black Pearl is easily recognized by her distinctive black hull and sails. The ship was originally named Wicked Wench before she was ordered burned and sunk by Lord Beckett. It was later raised from the sea floor by Davy Jones after making a pact with Jack Sparrow who rechristened her the Black Pearl. She is said to be "nigh uncatchable". Indeed, in the three films she either overtakes or flees all other ships, including the Interceptor (regarded as the fastest ship in the Caribbean) and the Flying Dutchman (which is actually faster against the wind). Her speed is derived from the large amount of sails she carries. She is noted in At World's End as being "The only ship that can outrun the Flying Dutchman."

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Abu Dhabi Film Festival - MEIFF 2008 Black Pearl Award Winners
... The Black Pearl for Best Narrative Film - $200,000 Disgrace Director Steve Jacobs ... Monticelli, Emile Sherman, Steve Jacobs The Black Pearl for Best Documentary – $150,000 Stranded Director Gonzalo Arijon ... Producer Marc Silvera The Black Pearl Special Jury Prize- $125,000 Youssou N'Dour I Bring What I Love Director and Producer Elisabeth Chai Vasarhelyi The Black Pearl for ...
Black Pearl, New Orleans - Demographics
... As of the census of 2010, there were 1,734 people, 936 households, and 320 families residing in the neighborhood ... The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 21.5% African American, 67.0% White, 3.5% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races ...
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Legends Of The Brethren Court - Characters
... Captain Jack Sparrow - Pirate Lord of the Caribbean Sea and captain of the Black Pearl ... of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl ... and fits right in with the crew of the "Black Pearl" ...
List Of Onedin Line Episodes - Series 7 - (E82) Homeward Bound
... Tom falls asleep on the Black Pearl and Burgess boards it and sets sail with James in pursuit ... On board the Black Pearl Tom puts sand in the engine bearings and jumps ship in a skiff that he has filled with provisions ... He says that he knows exactly where the Black Pearl is ...
Black Pearl (band)
... Black Pearl was a San-Francisco-based band that existed from the late 1960s to the early 1970s ... They released two albums, Black Pearl (1969) and Black Pearl - Live! (1970) ...

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