The Purple Riders
B&W : Serial / 15 episodes
Directed by William Bertram
Cast: Joe Ryan, Elinor Field, Joseph Rixon, William Shields, Vincente Howard, Maude Emory
The Vitagraph Company of America production; distributed by The Vitagraph Company of America. / 15 episodes:  “Love or Duty,” released February 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Crime: Murder - Death: Murder - Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs - Serials
Listing updated: 15 March 2007.
References: Lahue-Continued pp. 95, 223, 287 : Website-SerSq.