Story byDouglas Furber GenreSilent film CountryUnited States
(English intertitles) Release dateOctober 13, 1927 (1927-10-13) (United States) WriterChester M. Franklin (screenplay), Chester M. Franklin (story), Douglas Furber (screenplay), Douglas Furber (story), Edward T. Lowe Jr., Wellyn Totman (titles) CastLionel Barry, Charles Delaney, Jacqueline Gadsden Similar moviesRelated Chester Franklin movies
The Thirteenth Hour (aka:The 13th Hour) is a 1927 American silent film mystery produced and distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer and directed by Chester Franklin. The film stars Lionel Barrymore in a role where, as noted criminologist Professor Leroy, he dons a weird series of disguises to hide a dark secret. This was the first film where Barrymore was cast opposite talented dogs, and the first where he was cast as a serial killer.