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The Third Eye
Also known as Os Olhos do Mal in Portugal
(1920) American
B&W : Serial / 15 episodes
Directed by James W. Horne

Cast: Warner Oland [Curtis Steele / Malcolm Graw], Eileen Percy [Rita Moreland], Jack Mower [Dick Keene], Olga Grey [Zaida Savoy], Mark Strong [Detective Gale]

Astra Film Corporation production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Scenario by Gilson Willets, from a screen story by H.H. Van Loan. / 15 episodes: [1] “The Poisoned Dagger,” released 23 May 1920; [2] “The Pendulum of Death,” released 30 May 1920; [3] “In Destruction’s Path,” released 6 June 1920; [4] “Daggers of Death,” released 13 June 1920; [5] “The Black Hand Bag,” released 20 June 1920; [6] “The Death Spark,” released 27 June 1920; [7] “The Crook’s Ranch,” released 4 July 1920; [8] “Trails of Danger,” released 11 July 1920; [9] “The Race for Life,” released 18 July 1920; [10] “The House of Terrors,” released 25 July 1920; [11] “The Long Arm of Vengeance,” released 1 August 1920; [12] “Man Against Man,” released 8 August 1920; [13] “Blind Trails of Justice,” released 15 August 1920; [14] “At Bay,” released 22 August 1920; [15] “Triumph of Justice,” released 29 August 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Released 30 January 1923 in Portugal.

Drama.

Synopsis: A motion picture camera captures a murder on film at a movie studio.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : A fragmentary print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Murder - Death: Murder - Evidence - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Motion pictures: Actors, Cameras, Costumes, Sets, Studios - Serials

Listing updated: 20 August 2017.

References: Lahue-Bound pp. 37, 71; Lahue-Continued pp. 212, 289 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

Home video: DVD.

 
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