The Tiger's Shadow

Last updated

The Tiger's Shadow

The Tiger's Shadow FilmPoster.jpeg

Film poster
Directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet
Written by George Arthur Gray
Starring Gladys McConnell
Hugh Allan
Distributed by Pathé Exchange
Release date
  • December 23, 1928 (1928-12-23)
Running time
10 episodes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Tiger's Shadow is a 1928 American drama film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet. [1]

Spencer Gordon Bennet was an American film producer and director. Known as the "King of Serial Directors", he directed more film serials than any other director.

Contents

Cast

Gladys McConnell American actress

Gladys McConnell was an American film actress and aviator. She was born in Oklahoma City, Indian Territory. She was the daughter of William Marshall McConnell and his wife, Harriet, and had a sister, Hazel. Gladys McConnell attended Hollywood High School.

Frank Lackteen was a Lebanese-born American film actor best known for his antagonistic roles. He appeared in nearly 200 films between 1916 and 1965, including several Three Stooges shorts. Lacteen made his first American film in 1916 and was often seen as a villain in silent films. Many of his film appearances came in Westerns and serials.

Harry Semels actor

Harry Semels was an American film actor. He appeared in over 315 film between 1917 and 1946.

See also

Related Research Articles

Henry MacRae Canadian film director

Henry Alexander MacRae was a Canadian film director, producer, and screenwriter during the silent era, working on many film serials for Universal Studios. One of a number of Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood, MacRae was credited with many innovations in film production, including artificial light for interiors, the wind machine, double exposures and shooting at night.

Queen of the Northwoods is a film serial produced in 1929 by Pathé, directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Thomas Storey, with a story by George Arthur Gray. Known cast members were Walter Miller, Ethlyne Clair and Frank Lackteen. This serial was silent, had ten episodes and is believed to still exist, although it might be incomplete. The plot revolved around a mysterious masked villain known as the Wolf Devil trying to drive non-native settlers out of Alaska. Walter Miller plays a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer.

<i>The King of the Kongo</i> 1929 film by Richard Thorpe

The King of the Kongo (1929) is a Mascot film serial, and was the first serial to have sound, although only partial sound rather than the later "All-Talking" productions with complete sound.

Mascot Pictures Corporation was an American film company of the 1920s and 1930s best known for producing and distributing film serials and B-westerns. Mascot was formed in 1927 by film producer Nat Levine. In 1936 it merged with several other companies to form Republic Pictures.

Serial film short subject originally shown in theaters in conjunction with a feature film

A serial,film serial, movie serial or chapter play, is a motion picture form popular during the first half of the 20th century, consisting of a series of short subjects exhibited in consecutive order at one theater, generally advancing weekly, until the series is completed. Generally, each serial involves a single set of characters, protagonistic and antagonistic, involved in a single story, which has been edited into chapters after the fashion of serial fiction and the episodes cannot be shown out of order or as a single or a random collection of short subjects.

<i>Tarzan the Tiger</i> 1929 film by Henry MacRae

Tarzan the Tiger (1929) is a Universal movie serial based on the novel Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It stars Frank Merrill as Tarzan, Natalie Kingston as Jane, and Al Ferguson. It was written by Ian McClosky Heath and directed by Henry MacRae.

<i>The Shadow</i> (serial) 1940 film by James W. Horne

The Shadow (1940) was the ninth serial released by Columbia Pictures. It was based upon the classic radio series and pulp magazine character with the same name.

<i>Lure of the Circus</i> 1918 film by J. P. McGowan

Lure of the Circus is a 1918 American adventure film serial directed by J. P. McGowan for Universal.

The Great Radium Mystery is a 1919 American adventure film serial directed by Robert Broadwell and Robert F. Hill. This serial is now considered a lost film.

<i>The Fast Express</i> 1924 film by William Duncan

The Fast Express is a 1924 American drama film serial directed by and starring William Duncan. The film is considered to be lost, though a "fragmentary print" exists.

<i>Blake of Scotland Yard</i> (1927 serial) 1927 film by Robert F. Hill

Blake of Scotland Yard is a 1927 American action film serial directed by Robert F. Hill.

The Trail of the Tiger is a 1927 American film serial directed by Henry MacRae. The film is considered to be lost.

<i>The Tigers Trail</i> 1919 adventure serial

The Tiger's Trail is a 1919 American adventure film serial starring Ruth Roland, directed by Robert Ellis, Louis J. Gasnier and Paul Hurst. A "fragmentary print" from the serial survives.

<i>The Fortieth Door</i> 1924 film by George B. Seitz

The Fortieth Door is a 1924 American adventure film serial directed by George B. Seitz. The film is considered to be lost.

<i>The Way of a Man</i> 1924 film by George B. Seitz

The Way of a Man is a 1924 American Western film serial directed by George B. Seitz. This serial is considered to be a lost film.

<i>The Green Archer</i> (1925 serial) 1925 film by Spencer Gordon Bennet

The Green Archer is a ten part 1925 American mystery film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet. It is based on Edgar Wallace's bestselling novel of the same name.

<i>Snowed In</i> (serial) 1926 film by Spencer Gordon Bennet

Snowed In is a 1926 American drama film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet. The film is now considered to be lost.

<i>The Terrible People</i> 1928 film by Spencer Gordon Bennet

The Terrible People is a 1928 American adventure silent film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet, based on the novel of the same name by Edgar Wallace. The film is now considered to be lost.

<i>The Fire Detective</i> 1929 film by Spencer Gordon Bennet

The Fire Detective is a 1929 American adventure film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Thomas Storey. The film is considered to be lost.

<i>The Crimson Stain Mystery</i> 1916 film by T. Hayes Hunter

The Crimson Stain Mystery is a 1916 American horror film serial directed by T. Hayes Hunter. The Crimson Stain Mystery was poorly received upon release.

References

  1. "Progressive Silent Film List: The Tiger's Shadow". Silent Era. Retrieved February 17, 2008.