The Fighting Marine

The Fighting Marine is a 1926 American drama film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet, and featured the only screen performance by the boxing heavyweight champion, Gene Tunney.[1] The film is now considered to be lost.[2]

The Fighting Marine
Directed bySpencer Gordon Bennet
Written byFrank Leon Smith
StarringGene Tunney
Marjorie Day
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • September 12, 1926 (1926-09-12)
Running time
10 episodes
CountryUnited States


  • Gene Tunney as Dick Farrington
  • Marjorie Day as Lady Chatfield
  • Walter Miller as Larry Stuart
  • Virginia Vance as Ruby
  • Sherman Ross as Charles Vellard
  • Anna Mae Walthall as Mazzie
  • Wally Oettel as Roger Poole
  • Jack Anthony as Matt
  • Mike Donlin
  • David Dunbar
  • Joseph North (as Joe North)
  • W.J. Allen
  • Ben Walker
  • Bert Gardner
  • Frank Hagney

See also


  1. "The Fighting Marine: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: The Fighting Marine". Silent Era. Retrieved February 16, 2008.

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