Female Swashbucklers of the Movies

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This is true that the swashbucklers of the movies have gained much more fame as compared to those who existed in the historical periods. The swashbuckler style outfits are the perfect instances in this respect. Although, the dresses of both real and fictional freebooters are highly popular in the recent times; but, the outfits of the movie characters are gaining a huge fame these days. A large number of people can be seen in the pirate clothing of Captain Jack Sparrow in several themed events. It is needless to mention that Captain Jack Sparrow is the protagonist of the popular Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

Similarly, we find the fame of female historical raiders also in the present scenario. However, the situation is different here, and the women seem to be much interested in the real freebooters of history such as Anne Bonny and Mary Read, but you can also find the craze about some fictional raiders of the films. The most famous among is Angelica of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). She is the First Mate of Blackbeard’s crew and is the companion of Jack Sparrow. Her styles of pirate costumes are very popular n the recent times.

Another name that we can take as an instance is of Anne Providence of 1951 movie Anne of the Indies. She is the fictional version of popular historical raider Anne Bonny. Her name may not be known by so many people, but still she has the significance as a character of the old pirate movies. Another name that can be taken is of Mistress Ching of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006). She is the fictional depiction of the famous historical Chinese pirate Ching Shih. She gets summon by Hector Barbossa for attending the fourth meeting at Brethren Court in the Shipwreck City.  She was also confronted by Captain Jack Sparrow in Tortuga.

These famous female raiders represent the women pirates of distinct parts of the world. They definitely present the beauty mixed with the terror. Interestingly, many of the men fantasize to be kidnapped by these beautiful raiders. The pirate clothing of some of these raiders are popular among the women

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