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Captain Kidd
(1922) American
B&W : Serial / 31 reels
Directed by J.P. McGowan and Burton L. King

Cast: Eddie Polo [Edward Davis], Katherine Myers [Louise Bradley], Leslie J. Casey, Sam Polo, Malvina Polo, Bradley Barker, Carl Axalle (Carl Axzelle)

Eddie Polo Productions production for Star Serial Corporation; distributed on State Rights basis. / Produced by Eddie Polo. Scenario by Philip Lonergan and Anthony Coldeway. / 15 episodes (two reels each): [1] “Shanghaied,” released 13 June 1922 (three reels); [2] “The Pirate’s Slave,” released 20 June 1922; [3] “Hidden Treasure,” released 27 June 1922; [4] “The Lost Fortune,” released 4 July 1922; [5] “The Missing Plans,” released 11 July 1922; [6] “Trapped,” released 18 July 1922; [7] released 25 July 1922; [8] released 1 August 1922; [9] released 8 August 1922; [10] “Double Crossed,” released 15 August 1922; [11] released 22 August 1922; [12] “A Fight for a Fortune,” released 29 August 1922; [13] released 5 September 1922; [14] “A Fight in Mid-Air,” released 12 September 1922; [15] “Victory and Happiness,” released 19 September 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Incomplete prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [episodes 1, 2, 5, 13 and 14]; in the George Eastman Museum film archive [episode 13]; in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive [episode 2]; in the Academy Film Archive film archive [unidentified episode, 16mm reduction positive]; and in the Filmoteca Espanola film archive [unidentified episode, 35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Pirates - Serials

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: Lahue-Continued pp. 94d, 99-100, 226-227, 283 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq : with additional information provided by Robert Youhouse.

Home video: DVD.

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