The Sea Hound (serial)

The Sea Hound is a 1947 Columbia 15-chapter movie serial starring Buster Crabbe based on the radio show The Sea Hound. It was the 34th of the 57 serials produced by Columbia Pictures. Buster Crabbe starred as Capt. Silver, master of the Sea Hound, and Ralph Hodges played his faithful sidekick Jerry. Pamela Blake played the captain's love interest, Ann Whitney.

The Sea Hound
Directed byWalter B. Eason
Mack V. Wright
Sam Newfield
Produced bySam Katzman
Written byLewis Clay
Arthur Hoerl
George H. Plympton
StarringBuster Crabbe
Jimmy Lloyd
Pamela Blake
Ralph Hodges
Spencer Chan
Music byPaul Sawtell
CinematographyIra H. Morgan
Edited byEarl Turner
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • September 4, 1947 (1947-09-04)
Running time
15 chapters, B&W
CountryUnited States


Captain Silver and his crew receive a distress call in the South Pacific. They rescue the crew of a yacht from modern pirates and get caught up in a search for lost treasure.


Chapter titles

  1. Captain Silver Sails Again
  2. Spanish Gold
  3. The Mystery of the Map
  4. Menaced by Ryaks
  5. Captain Silver's Strategy
  6. The Sea Hound at Bay
  7. Rand's Treachery
  8. In the Admiral's Lair
  9. On the Water Wheel
  10. On the Treasure Trail
  11. The Sea Hound Attacked
  12. Dangerous Waters
  13. The Panther's Prey
  14. The Fatal Double-cross
  15. Captain Silver's Last Stand



  1. Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 246. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.

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