Silent Mystery and Detective Movies

The film is on DVD. The Great London Mystery 1920 British serial (Torquay & Paignton Photoplays/twelve 2-reel episodes. The Master Magician (music hall illusionist David Devant) exposes supernatural frauds while confronting fake ...

Silent Mystery and Detective Movies

The silent film era was known in part for its cliffhanger serials and air of suspense that kept audiences returning to theaters week after week. Icons such as Douglas Fairbanks, Laurel and Hardy, Lon Chaney and Harry Houdini were among those who graced the dark and shadowy screen. This reference guide to silent films with mystery and detective content lists more than 1,500 titles in one of entertainment’s most popular and enduring genres. While most of the films examined are from North America, mystery films from around the world are included.

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The Film Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Arthur B. Reeve
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Reproduction of the original: The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
The Film Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Arthur Benjamin Reeve
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11 - Publisher:

Books about The Film Mystery
Detective Kennedy: The Film Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Arthur B. Reeve
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-02 - Publisher: e-artnow

This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Professor Craig Kennedy is a scientist detective at Columbia University. He uses his knowledge of chemistry and psychoanalysis to solve cases, and uses exotic devices in his work such as lie detectors, gyroscopes,
Mystery Fanfare
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Michael L. Cook
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Popular Press

This work is a composite index of the complete runs of all mystery and detective fan magazines that have been published, through 1981. Added to it are indexes of many magazines of related nature. This includes magazines that are primarily oriented to boys' book collecting, the paperbacks, and the pulp
The Films of Fay Wray
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Roy Kinnard, Tony Crnkovich
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-11 - Publisher: McFarland

Widely acclaimed as a horror movie actress, Fay Wray is best remembered for her performances in King Kong and four other classic 1930s film thrillers, Doctor X, The Most Dangerous Game, Mystery of the Wax Museum and The Vampire Bat. Yet Wray appeared in 77 feature films between 1925 and