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Director  Chester Franklin
Cinematography  Max Fabian
Duration  
4/10 IMDb

Story by  Douglas Furber
Genre  Silent film
Country  United States
The Thirteenth Hour 1927 film Wikipedia
Language  Silent film (English intertitles)
Release date  October 13, 1927 (1927-10-13) (United States)
Writer  Chester M. Franklin (screenplay), Chester M. Franklin (story), Douglas Furber (screenplay), Douglas Furber (story), Edward T. Lowe Jr., Wellyn Totman (titles)
Cast  Lionel Barry, Charles Delaney, Jacqueline Gadsden
Similar movies  Related 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.

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A print of this film survives in 16mm.

Plot

Junior detective Gray (Charles Delaney) discovers that the eccentric criminologist Professor Leroy (Lionel Barrymore) is both a crook and a murderer.

Cast

  • Lionel Barrymore as Professor Leroy
  • Jacqueline Gadsdon as Mary Lyle
  • Charles Delaney as Matt Gray
  • Fred Kelsey as Detective Shaw
  • Polly Moran as Polly
  • Napoleon the Dog as the dog
  • Sojin
  • References

    The Thirteenth Hour (1927 film) Wikipedia
    The Thirteenth Hour IMDb


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