Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)

Drama | 17 February 1929

Writer:

Richard Bee

Producer:

Wid Gunning

Cinematographer:

Sol Polito

Editor:

Frank Ware

Production Company:

First National Pictures, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
14 Apr 1929.
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Variety
17 Apr 1929.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
17 February 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
29 January 1929
Copyright Number:
LP67
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Talking seq, sound effects, and music score by Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 27 Jan 1929; 5,237 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,405
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jim Kirkham, a wealthy young chemist and collector of curios, is in love with Eve Martin, the daughter of a gem collector. At a reception in her home, a fabulous gem is exhibited, and as a result the gem is lost in a series of strange occurrences. Jim and Eve set out to notify the police, but after a wild ride they end up at the home of a mysterious stranger known as Satan. They encounter fantastic characters and are befriended by a dwarf. After a masked ball, they are whisked away by minions of Satan who demand the jewel and threaten to torture Eve. The couple are separated but are reunited by a series of adventures that bring them to the brink of ... +


Jim Kirkham, a wealthy young chemist and collector of curios, is in love with Eve Martin, the daughter of a gem collector. At a reception in her home, a fabulous gem is exhibited, and as a result the gem is lost in a series of strange occurrences. Jim and Eve set out to notify the police, but after a wild ride they end up at the home of a mysterious stranger known as Satan. They encounter fantastic characters and are befriended by a dwarf. After a masked ball, they are whisked away by minions of Satan who demand the jewel and threaten to torture Eve. The couple are separated but are reunited by a series of adventures that bring them to the brink of insanity. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Suspense


Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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