The Boy Detective; or, The Abductors Foiled
B&W : [?] Split-reel? / 497 feet
Directed by Wallace McCutcheon
Cast: [?] ? [the newspaper boy], Robert Harron [the messenger boy], Edward Dillon
American Mutoscope & Biograph Company production; distributed by American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. / Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 7 March 1908 by American Mutoscope & Biograph Company [H107074]. Released 11 March 1908. / [?] Biograph 35mm spherical format?
Synopsis: A newspaper boy foils a kidnap attempt and helps bring the criminals to justice.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives, Policemen - Signage - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Transportation: Carriages - Weapons: Handguns
Listing updated: 2 March 2010.
References: Film viewing : Niver-First p. 117 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.