White Eagle (1922 serial)

White Eagle is a 1922 American Western film serial directed by Fred Jackman and W. S. Van Dyke. The film is considered to be lost.[1]

White Eagle
A poster for episode number 5.
Directed byFred Jackman
W. S. Van Dyke
Produced byHal Roach
Written byCarl Krusada (as Val Cleveland)
Story byRuth Roland
StarringRuth Roland
Earl Metcalfe
Edited byRichard C. Currier
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • January 1, 1922 (1922-01-01)
Running time
15 episodes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Cast

Episodes

The serial consisted of fifteen two reel episodes, two of which were entitled "The Clash of the Clans."[3][4]

  1. The Sign of the Trident
  2. The Red Men's Menace
  3. A Strange Message
  4. The Lost Trail
  5. The Clash of the Clans
  6. The Trap
  7. The Mysterious Voyage
  8. The Island of Terror
  9. The Flaming Arrow
  10. The Cave of Peril
  11. Danger Rails
  12. Win or Lose
  13. The Clash of the Clans
  14. The Pivoted Rock
  15. The Golden Pool

Production

White Eagle is almost a remake of the earlier Ruth Roland serial Hands Up[5] The serial features a famous scene of Ruth Roland climbing a rope ladder from a moving train to a plane flying overhead.[5]

See also

References

  1. "Progressive Silent Film List: White Eagle". Silent Era. Retrieved February 25, 2008.
  2. Craig, C. E., ed. (June 8, 1922). "It's a Fact". Pleasanton Observer-Enterprise. 51 (2). Pleasanton, KA: The Linn County Publishing Co. p. 1 via Newspapers.com.
  3. Rainey, Buck (February 2010). Serials and Series: A World Filmography, 1912-1956. McFarland. pp. 256–257. ISBN 978-0-7864-4702-2.
  4. Craig, C. E., ed. (June 8, 1922). "Ruth Roland and All = Star Cast in 'White Eagle'". Pleasanton Observer-Enterprise. 51 (2). Pleasanton, KA: The Linn County Publishing Co. p. 2 via Newspapers.com.
  5. Stedman, Raymond William (1971). "2. The Perils of Success". Serials: Suspense and Drama By Installment. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 44. ISBN 978-0-8061-0927-5.
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