Plunder (serial)

Plunder is a 1923 American drama film serial directed by George B. Seitz. During the production of this serial, on August 10, 1922, John Stevenson, a stuntman for Pearl White, was killed doing a stunt from a moving bus to an elevated platform.[1] The film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archive[2] and a trailer is preserved at the Library of Congress.[3]

Episode 7 poster
Directed byGeorge B. Seitz
Produced byGeorge B. Seitz
Written byBertram Millhauser
StarringPearl White
Warren William
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • January 28, 1923 (1923-01-28) (United States)
Running time
15 episodes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


  • Pearl White as Pearl Travers
  • Warren William as Mr. Jones (credited as Warren Krech)
  • Harry Semels as Jud Deering
  • Tom McIntyre
  • William Nally
  • Wally Oettel
  • Edward J. Pool
  • Charles 'Patch' Revada

Chapter titles

  1. The Bandaged Man
  2. Held By the Enemy
  3. The Hidden Thing
  4. Ruin
  5. To Beat a Knave
  6. Heights of Hazard
  7. Mocked from the Grave
  8. The Human Target
  9. Game Clear Through
  10. Against Time
  11. Spunk
  12. Under the Floor
  13. Swamp of Lost Souls
  14. The Madman
  15. A King's Ransom

See also


  1. Stangeland, John (October 28, 2010). Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood. McFarland. p. 54. ISBN 9780786461820.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Plunder". Silent Era. Retrieved February 24, 2008.
  3. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 143 c.1978 by The American Film Institute

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