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The Hope Diamond Mystery
Also known as The Romance of the Hope Diamond
(1921) American
B&W : Serial / 15 episodes
Directed by Stuart Paton

Cast: Grace Darmond [Bibi / Mary Hilton], George Chesebro [John Baptiste Tavanier / John Gregge], Harry Carter [Ghung / Sidney Atherton], William Marion [Bagi / James Marcon], Boris Karloff [the priest of Kama-Sita / Dakar], Carmen Phillips [Miza / Wanda Atherton], William Buckley [Putnam Bradley Stone], May Yohe [Lady Francis Hope], Frank M. Seki [Saki], Harry Archer [Johnson], Captain Arthur Clayton [Lord Francis Hale], Ethel Shannon [Lady Francis Hale]

Kosmik Films production; distributed on State Rights basis. / Scenario by Charles W. Goddard and John B. Clymer, from a screen story by May Yohe. / 15 episodes: [1] “The Hope Diamond Mystery,” released 19 February 1921; [2] “The Vanishing Hand”; [3] “The Forged Note”; [4] “The Jewel of Sita”; [5] “A Virgin’s Love”; [6] “The House of Terror”; [7] “Flames of Despair”; [8] “Yellow Whisperings”; [9] “The Evil Eye”; [10] “In the Spider’s Web”; [11] “The Cup of Fear”; [12] “The Ring of Death”; [13] “The Lash of Hate”; [14] “Primitive Passions”; [15] “An Island of Destiny.” / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Serials

Listing updated: 22 May 2012.

References: Lahue-Continued p. 221, 285; Nollen-Karloff pp. 31, 351 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

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