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The Black Box (1915)

With the help of futuristic technical inventions a private detective investigates a bizarre murder case involving mysterious messages delivered in a small black box by the killer.

Director:

Otis Turner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Herbert Rawlinson ... Sanford Quest
Ann Little ... Lenora MacDougal (as Anna Little)
William Worthington ... Prof. Ashleigh / Lord Ashleigh / Lady Ashleigh
Mark Fenton Mark Fenton ... Inspector French
Laura Oakley ... Laura - Quest's Assistant
Frank MacQuarrie Frank MacQuarrie ... John Craig
Frank Lloyd ... Ian MacDougal
Helen Wright Helen Wright ... Lady Ashleigh / Mrs. Reinholdt
Beatrice Van ... Ashleigh's Daughter
Hylda Hollis Hylda Hollis ... Mrs. Bruce Rheinholdt (as Hilda Sloman)
J. Edwin Brown J. Edwin Brown
Dorothy Brown Dorothy Brown
Duke Worne Duke Worne
Harry Tenbrook
Lionel Bradshaw Lionel Bradshaw
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Storyline

With the help of futuristic technical inventions a private detective investigates a bizarre murder case involving mysterious messages delivered in a small black box by the killer.

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1915 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The release date often found in film reference books and some trade listings (March 14, 1915) is incorrect. The correct release dates for this serial are Chapter 1: March 8, 1915, Chapter 2: March 15, 1915, etc. (a chapter each week, with release dates 7 days apart). See Moving Picture World Feb 20, 1915 pages 1080 & 1081 or Moving Picture World April 10, 1915 pg. 316. See more »

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