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The Claw
(1927) American
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 1.33:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as The Claw (1918). / Silent film.

Drama: Romance.

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: 3 October 2014.

References: Hirschhorn-Universal p. 57; Limbacher-Feature p. 46 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

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