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Beasts of Paradise
(1923) American
B&W : Serial / 30 reels
Directed by William J. Craft (William James Craft)

Cast: William Desmond, Eileen Sedgwick, William N. Gould, Ruth Royce, Margaret Morris, Jim Welsh (James Welsh), Clarke Comstock, Slim Cole, Joe Bonomo, Alfred Fisher, Gordon McGregor, William J. Welsh, Buddy Roosevelt [stuntman]

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal Special]. / Scenario by Val Cleveland (Carl Krusada), from a screen story by Val Cleveland (Carl Krusada). / 15 episodes (two reels each): [1] “The Mystery Ships,” © 17 September 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19427], released 1 October 1923; [2] “The Unseen Peril,” © 22 September 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19431]; [3] “The Typhoon,” © 2 October 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19463]; [4] “The Sea Raider,” © 13 October 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19501]; [5] “The Tidewater Trap,” © 18 October 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19508]; [6] “The Alligator Attacks,” © 23 October 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19534]; [7] “The Deluge,” © 3 November 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19573]; [8] “The Mutiny,” © 7 November 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19599]; [9] “Ship Aflame,” © 13 November 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19609]; [10] “The Mad Elephant Charge,” © 17 November 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19622]; [11] “Smothered in the Sand,” © 22 November 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19635]; [12] “Millions in Gold,” © 1 December 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19668]; [13] “Into the Bloodhound’s Jaws,” © 8 December 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19695]; [14] “Into the Whirlpool,” © 14 December 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19726]; [15] “The Trail’s End,” © 24 December 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19761]. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Serials

Listing updated: 1 October 2009.

References: Lahue-Continued pp. 233, 283; LoC-MoPic-2 p. 51 : ClasIm-204 p. 33 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

 
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