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The Black Spider
(1920) British
B&W : Six reels / 5800 feet
Directed by William J. Humphrey

Cast: Lydia Kyasht [Angela Carfour], Bertram Burleigh [Archie Lowndes], Sam Livesey [Regina Conway], Ronald Colman [Vicomte de Beaurais], C. Hayden Coffin [Lord Carfour], Adeline Hayden Coffin [Lady Carfour], Mary Clare [Coralie Mount], Dorothy Cecil [Marjorie West]

B&C Shows, Limited, production; distributed by Butcher’s Kinemagraphic Distributors, Limited. / Produced by Edward Godal. Scenario by William J. Humphrey, from the novel The Black Spider by Carlton Dawe. / Released May 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / This was Colman’s last British film before leaving for Hollywood.

Drama: Crime.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Crime: Theft - Criminals: Thieves - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives

Listing updated: 19 August 2009.

References: Gifford-British n. 06917; Quirk-Colman pp. 14, 29-30; Smith-Colman pp. 6, 15-17 : Website-IMDb.

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