B&W : Six reels / 5252 feet
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Cast: Norman Kerry [Maurice Stair], Claire Windsor [Dierdre Saurin], Arthur Edmund Carewe [Major Anthony Kinsella], Tom Guise [Marquis of Stair], Helene Sullivan [Judy Saurin], Nelson McDowell [Scout Mac Bourney], Larry Steers [Captain Rockwood], J. Gordon Russell [the wagon driver], Myrta Bonillas [Saba Rockwood], Jacques D’Auray [Richard Saurin], Pauline Neff [Nonie Valetta], Bertram Johns [Doctor Harriatt], Billie Bennett [Mrs. Harriatt], Annie Ryan [Mrs. Mac Bourney], Dick Sutherland (Richard Sutherland) [Chief Logenbuela]
Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Scenario by Charles A. Logue, from the novel The Claw by Cynthia Stockley. Cinematography by John Stumar. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 20 April 1927 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP23883]. Premiered 9 May 1927 in New York, New York. Released 12 June 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as The Claw (1918). / Silent film.
Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Africa - British - United Kingdom: England
Listing updated: 6 May 2010.
References: Hirschhorn-Universal p. 57; Limbacher-Feature p. 46 : Website-AFI.
Home video: VHS.