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Daredevil Jack

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Director  W. S. Van Dyke
Prequel  The Tigers Trail
Country  United States
4.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Action
Distributor  Pathe
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Language  Silent (English intertitles)
Writer  Jack Cunningham, Harry O. Hoyt, W. S. Van Dyke
Release date  February 2, 1920 (1920-02-02)
Cast  Jack Dempsey (Jack Derry), Lon Chaney (Royce Rivers), Josie Sedgwick (Glory Billings), Herschel Mayall (Leonard Billigns), Albert R. Cody (Edgar Billings), Ruth Langdon (Ninette)
Genres  Action Film, Western, Silent film, Black-and-white
Similar movies  Related W S Van Dyke movies

Daredevil Jack is a 1920 American silent action film serial directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. An incomplete copy of the film is housed in the UCLA Film and Television Archive. The supporting cast features Lon Chaney, Edgar Kennedy, and Bull Montana. This was the first of 23 films, many of them short subjects, in which the iconic boxer Dempsey appeared, usually as the top-billed leading man.


  • Jack Dempsey as Jack Derry
  • Josie Sedgwick as Glory Billings
  • Herschel Mayall as Leonard Billigns
  • Albert R. Cody as Edgar Billings
  • Ruth Langdon as Ninette (as Ruth Langston)
  • Edward Hearn as Cyril Dennison
  • Clyde Benson as The Butler
  • Frank Lanning as MacManus, the Indian
  • Aggie Herring as Mrs. Corcoran
  • W. C. Robinson as Gang Member (as Spike Robinson)
  • Al Kaufman as Gang Member
  • S.E. Jennings as Gang Member
  • Lon Chaney as Royce Rivers
  • Frank Coghlan Jr. (as Junior Coghlan)
  • Edgar Kennedy
  • Bull Montana
  • Fred Starr (as Frederick Starr)
  • Carl Stockdale
  • References

    Daredevil Jack Wikipedia
    Daredevil Jack IMDb Daredevil Jack

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