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Daredevil Jack
Also known as [The Adventures of Daredevil Jack]
(1920) American
B&W : Serial / 31 reels
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke

Cast: Jack Dempsey [Jack Derry], Josie Sedgwick [Glory Billings], Hershall Mayall [Leonard Billings], Albert R. Cody [Edgar Billings], Ruth Langston (Ruth Langdon) [Ninette], Edward Hearn [Cyril Dennison], Clyde Benson [butler], Frank Lanning [MacManus, the Indian], Aggie Herring [Mrs. Corcoran], Spike Robinson (W.C. Robinson) [gang member], Al Kaufman [gang member], S.E. Jennings [gang member], Lon Chaney, Junior Coghlan, Edgar Kennedy, Bull Montana, Frederick Starr (Fred Starr), Carl Stockdale

Astra Film Corporation production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Produced by [?] Robert Brunton? Scenario by W.S. Van Dyke, Harry O. Hoyt and Frederick Chapin, from a screen story by Jack Cunningham. / 15 episodes (two reels each): [1] “The Mysterious Bracelets,” released 15 February 1920 (three reels). / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The serial was released on 27 December 1921 in Spain.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Fragmentary print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive [episodes 1-4 and another unidentified episode, 16mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Serials

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: Lahue-Continued pp. 77, 202, 284; Spehr-American p. 100; Stedman-Serials pp. 28, 54; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq : with additional information provided by Robert Youhouse.

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