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Strings of Steel
(1926) American
B&W : Serial / Ten episodes / 20 reels
Directed by Henry McRae (Henry MacRae)

Cast: William Desmond [Ned Brown], Eileen Sedgwick [Gloria Van Norton], Albert J. Smith [Peter Allen], Arthur Morrison [Jim Hogan], George Ovey [Willie Gray], Ted Duncan (Taylor N. Duncan) [Theodore N. Vail], Alphonse Martell [Alexander Graham Bell], Grace Cunard [Bowery Belle], Blanche Fisher, Dorothy Gulliver

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Henry McRae (Henry MacRae). Scenario by Oscar Lund (O.A.C. Lund) and Phillip Dutton Hurn. / Ten episodes (two reels each): [1] “The Voice on the Wire,” released 28 June 1926; [2] released 5 July 1926; [3] released 12 July 1926; [4] released 19 July 1926; [5] released 26 July 1926; [6] released 2 August 1926; [7] released 9 August 1926; [8] released 16 August 1926; [9] released 23 August 1926; [10] released 0 August 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Stuntman Max Marx was killed during the production of the film. The serial was released in the United Kingdom by European Motion Picture Company on 1 November 1926.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Serials

Listing updated: 7 October 2017.

References: Brownlow-Parade p. 322; Lahue-Bound p. 67; Lahue-Continued pp. 255, 288 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

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