The Hope Diamond Mystery


The Hope Diamond Mystery

Infobox Film
name = The Hope Diamond Mystery


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director = Stuart Paton
producer =
writer = John B. Clymer
Charles W. Goddard
May Yohe
narrator =
starring = Harry Carter
Grace Darmond
music =
cinematography =
editing =
distributor =
released = 19 February, 1921
runtime = 15 episodes
country = USA
language = Silent
English intertitles
budget =
preceded_by =
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website =
amg_id =
imdb_id = 0012293

"The Hope Diamond Mystery" is a 1921 action film serial directed by Stuart Paton and featuring Boris Karloff. cite web |url=http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/H/HopeDiamondMystery1921.html |title=Progressive Silent Film List: The Hope Diamond Mystery |accessdate=2008-04-06|work=Silent Era]

Cast

* Harry Carter - Ghung / Sidney Atherton
* Grace Darmond - Bibi / Mary Hilton
* George Chesebro - John Baptiste Tavanier / John Gregge
* Boris Karloff - Priest of Kama-Sita / Dakar
* Carmen Phillips - Miza / Wanda Atherton
* William Marion - Bagi / James Marcon
* Frank M. Seki - Saki
* Harry Archer - Johnson
* Arthur Clayton - Lord Francis Hale
* Ethel Shannon - Lady Francis Hale
* William Buckley - Putnam Bradley Stone
* May Yohe - Lady Francis Hope

Production

Tinted scenes and title cards were used to give the effect of rings of multicoloured light coming from the diamond of the title when in the presence of the Karloff, as the High Priest.cite book
last = Harmon
first = Jim
coauthors= Donald F. Glut
authorlink = Jim Harmon
title = The Great Movie Serials: Their Sound and Fury
origyear = 1973
publisher = Routledge
isbn = 9780713000979
pages = pp. 351
chapter = 14. The Villains "All Bad, All Mad"
quote = "so that when Karloff rubbed his hands in glee over the Diamond, it gave off rings of multicoloured light."
]

ee also

* List of film serials
* List of film serials by studio
* Boris Karloff filmography

References

External links

*imdb title|id=0012293|title=The Hope Diamond Mystery


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