The Sea Hawk
B&W : 12 reels / [?] 11,527 or 12,045? feet
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Cast: Milton Sills [Sir Oliver Tressilian, also known as Sakr-el-Bahr, The Sea Hawk], Enid Bennett [Rosamund Godolphin], Lloyd Hughes [Master Lionel Tressilian], Wallace MacDonald [Master Peter Godolphin], Marc MacDermott [Sir John Killigrew], Wallace Beery [Jasper Leigh, a freebooter], Frank Currier [Asad-el-Din, Basha of Algiers], Medea Radzina [Fenzileh, his wife], William Collier Jr. (Buster Collier) [Marzak, his son], Lionel Belmore [Justice Baine], Fred De Silva [Ali, Asad’s lieutenant], Hector V. Sarno [Tsamanni, Asad’s aide], Albert Prisco [Yusuf, a Moorish leader], George E. Romain [Spanish commander], Robert Bolder [Ayoub, Fenzileh’s servant], Christina Mott [Infanta of Spain], Kathleen Key [an Andalusian slave girl], Nancy Zann [a Spanish slave girl], Louis Morrison [the innkeeper], Kate Price [the innkeeper’s wife], Al Jennings [the captain of Asad’s guards], Bert Woodruff [Nick, Oliver’s servant], Walter Wilkinson [Oliver’s young son], Andrew Johnston [Sir Walter], Henry Barrows [the bishop], Edwards Davis [Chief Justic of England], Claire du Brey [the siren], Robert Spencer [the boatswain], Theodore Lorch [a Turkish merchant]
Frank Lloyd Productions production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by J.G. Hawks, from the novel The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini. Director of research, William J. Reiter. Art direction by Stephen Goosson. Costume design by Walter J. Israel. Ships designed and executed by Fred Gabouri. Cinematography by Norbert F. Brodine. Intertitles by Walter Anthony. Edited by Edward M. Roskam. / © 16 June 1924 by Frank Lloyd Productions [LP20310]. Premiered 2 June 1924 in New York, New York. Released 14 June 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Drama: Adventure: Historical.
Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 27 June 2009.
References: Edmonds-BigU p. 62; Everson-American p. 291; Kerr-Silent p. 31; Limbacher-Feature p. 215; Sweeney-Coming pp. 63, 68 : ClasIm-223 p. 47; ClasIm-224 p. 9 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.