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The Shielding Shadow
Also known as Ravengar in Argentina, France and Portugal
(1916) American
B&W : Serial / 30 reels
Directed by Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie

Cast: Grace Darmond [Leontine], Ralph Kellard [Jerry Carson, also known as Ravengar], Léon Bary [Sebastian Navarro], Madlaine Traverse [Barbara], Lionel Braham [the bouncer], Frankie Mann [the cabaret singer], Leslie King [‘One Lump’ Louie], Hallen Mostyn, Madeline Francine

Astra Film Company production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Scenario by [?] George B. Seitz and/or Louis J. Gasnier and/or Guy de Teramond?, from a screen story by Randall Parrish. / 15 episodes (two reels each): [14] “Absolute Black,” released 31 December 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The serial was released in Argentina as Ravengar on 1 April 1917. The serial was released in Portugal on 6 June 1918.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Invisibility - Serials

Listing updated: 4 March 2012.

References: Bardèche-History p. 113; Braff-Short n. 22; Kobal-Fifty p. 18; Lahue-Continued pp. 47, 174, 288; Stedman-Serials p. 38 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

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