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The Tiger’s Trail
(1919) American
B&W : Serial / 15 episodes / 30 reels
Directed by Robert Ellis and Paul C. Hurst

Cast: Ruth Roland [Belle Boyd], George Larkin [Jack Randall], Mark Strong [Randolph Gordon; and ‘Grim’ Jim Gordon], Harry G. Moody (Harry Moody) [Tiger Face], Frederick L. Kohler (Fred Kohler) [‘Bull’ Shotwell], George Field [Salonga], Easter Walters [Hilda, the spy], Bud Osborne [a henchman], Chet Ryan [a boy], Madamoiselle Dion (Rose Dione) [the dance hall queen]

Astra Film Company production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Scenario by Frank Leon Smith, from the adaptation by Gilson Willets of the [?] novel or play? The Long Arm by Arthur B. Reeve. / 15 episodes (two reels each): [1] “The Tiger Worshippers,” released 20 April 1919; [2] “The Glowing Eyes”; [3] “The Human Chain”; [4] “Danger Signals”; [5] “The Tiger Trap”; [6] “The Secret Assassin,” released 25 May 1919; [7] “The Flaming Waters”; [8] “Danger Ahead”; [9] “The Raging Torrent”; [10] “Bringing in the Law”; [11] “In the Breakers”; [12] “The Two Amazons”; [13] “The False Idol”; [14] “The Mountain Hermit”; [15] “The Tiger Face”. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] Website-IMDb lists Louis J. Gasnier as one of the directors, also lists Charles Logue and Arthur B. Reeve as the scenario writers, and Frank Leon Smith as the story writer.

Drama: Action.

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

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Tigers - Crime: Murder - Death: Murder - Serials - Transportation: Trains - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 5 April 2015.

References: Lahue-Bound pp. 39, 83, 158, 280; Lahue-Continued pp. 66-67, 94b, 200, 289; Stedman-Serials pp. 25, 44 : MovPicWorld-19190524 p. 1239 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.

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