Captain Fly-by-Night is a 1922 American silent adventure film directed by William K. Howard and starring Johnnie Walker, Francis McDonald, and Shannon Day. Set in historic Spanish California, it was inspired by the success of the 1920 film The Mark of Zorro, and was based upon a novel of the same name by Johnston McCulley. The film has been released on dvd.
|Directed by||William K. Howard|
|Written by||Eve Unsell|
|Based on||Captain Fly-by-Night|
by Johnston McCulley
|Starring||Johnnie Walker |
|Cinematography||Lucien N. Andriot|
|Edited by||J.B. Morely|
|Distributed by||Film Booking Offices of America|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Johnnie Walker as First Stranger
- Francis McDonald as Second Stranger
- Shannon Day as Señorita Fernandez
- Eddie Gribbon as Sgt. Cassara
- Victory Bateman as Señora
- James McElhern as Padre Miguel
- Charles Stevens as Indian
- Bert Wheeler as Governor
- Fred Kelsey as Gomez
- Monte Collins as Drunk (uncredited)
- Kit Guard as Indian (uncredited)
- Noble Johnson as Indian (uncredited)
- Munden p. 110.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Captain Fly-by-Night". silentera.com.
- Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.
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