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The Fatal Ring
(1917) American
B&W : Serial / 20 episodes
Directed by George B. Seitz

Cast: Pearl White [Violet Standish], Earle Foxe [Nicholas Knox], Warner Oland [Richard Carslake], Ruby Hoffman [the priestess], Henry G. Sell [Tom Carlton], Floyd Buckley, Caesare Gravina (Cesare Gravina), Mattie Ferguson, Richard LaMarr, Bert Starkey, Louis J. O’Connor (L.J. O’Connor), Harriet Reller, George B. Seitz

Astra Film Corporation production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Produced by Louis J. Gasnier. Scenario by Bertram Millhauser, from a screen story by Fred Jackson [?] and George B. Seitz? / 20 episodes: [1] released [?] 8 July? 1917; chapter titles (probably not in release order) “The Violet Diamond”; “The Crushing Walls”; “Borrowed Identity”; “The Warning on the Ring”; “Danger Underground”; “Rays of Death”; “The Signal Lantern”; “The Switch in the Safe”; “The Dice of Death”; “The Perilous Plunge”; “The Short Circuit”; “A Desperate Chance”; “A Dash of Arabia”; “The Painted Safe”; “The Dagger Duel”; “The Double Disguise”; “The Death Weight”; “The Subterfuge”; and “The End of the Trail.” / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : A complete print may exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Serials

Listing updated: 1 May 2012.

References: Lahue-Continued pp. 58, 175-176, 284; Stedman-Serials p. 17 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq : with additional information provided by Paul Nauman.

 
 
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