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The Black Book
(1929) American
B&W : Serial / Ten episodes
Directed by Spencer G. Bennet and Tom Storey (Thomas L. Storey)

Cast: Allene Ray [Dora Drake], Walter Miller [Ted Bradley], Frank Lackteen [Valdez], Paul Panzer [‘The Hawk’], Marie Mosquini [Sally], Edith London [Mrs. Valdez], Willie Fung [Tin Lung], Edward Cecil [‘Limpy’ Lambert], John Webb Dillon [LeBec], Fred Malatesta [Sudro], Floyd Adams [Michael], Olga Vanna [the maid], Jock Fraser [a crook], Evan Pearson [a crook], Clay de Roy [a crook]

Pathé Exchange, Incorporated, production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Scenario by Joseph Anthony Roach, from a screen story by Joseph Anthony Roach. Production manager, Ray Heinz. Assistant director, Ralph Hogue (Ralph Hoge). Cinematography by Edward Snyder. Editing by Joseph Kane. / Ten episodes: [1] “The Secret of the Vault,” released 21 July 1929; [2] “The Death Rail,” released 28 July 1929; [3] “A Shot in the Night,” released 4 August 1929; [4] “The Danger Sign,” released 11 August 1929; [5] “The Flaming Trap,” released 18 August 1929; [6] “The Black Van,” released 25 August 1929; [7] “The Fatal Hour,” released 1 September 1929; [8] “The Mystery Mill,” released 8 September 1929; [9] “The Assassin Strikes,” released 15 September 1929; [10] “Out of the Shadows,” released 22 September 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Pathé’s last serial. / Silent film.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [episodes 1, 3, 5-10, 35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Fights - Serials - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: Lahue-Bound p. 60; Lahue-Continued pp. 270-271, 283; Stedman-Serials pp. 32, 47, 52 : ClasIm-223 p. C2 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq : with additional information provided by Robert Youhouse.

 
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