An ephemeral short featuring commercial, industrial, and instructional footage selected from the Prelinger Archive. Contrasts traditional seafaring piracy with contemporary energy imperialism.

From IMDb: Set in Cornwall where the young orphan, Mary, is sent to live with Aunt Patience and Uncle Joss who are the landlords of the Jamaica Inn. Mary soon realizes that her uncle's inn is the base of a gang of pirates who lure ships to their doom on the rocky coast. The girl starts fearing for her life. Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara and Leslie Banks

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