Alias the Lone Wolf (1927)

Mystery, Melodrama | 22 August 1927

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Producer:

Harry Cohn

Cinematographer:

J. O. Taylor

Production Designer:

Robert E. Lee

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

For information on other films featuring Louis Joseph Vance's character, please consult the entry below for the 1939 Columbia picture The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt , directed by Peter Godfrey and starring Warren William and Ida Lupino, and search the series name in Advanced ... More Less

For information on other films featuring Louis Joseph Vance's character, please consult the entry below for the 1939 Columbia picture The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt , directed by Peter Godfrey and starring Warren William and Ida Lupino, and search the series name in Advanced Search. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
2 Oct 1927.
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New York Times
20 Sep 1927
p. 32.
Variety
5 Oct 1927
p. 25.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Alias the Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance (Garden City, NY, 1921).
DETAILS
Series:
Release Date:
22 August 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 September 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24404
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,843
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Eve de Montalais plans to smuggle her jewels into the United States. On her ship are a gang of thieves, among whom are Liane Delorme and her companion, Phinuit, who plan to steal the jewels. Michael Lanyard, alias The Lone Wolf, upsets the scheming of Popinot, and Eve seeks his aid in getting the gems past customs officials. At a New York nightclub, Liane informs Eve that Lanyard is The Lone Wolf. Whitaker Monk assumes the role of a customs officer and induces Eve to turn over the jewels, and she escapes upon discovering the deception. Lanyard is overpowered by the crooks but manages to free himself and declares the jewels to customs officials, who then summarily arrest the thieves. Eve is relieved to find that Lanyard is a Secret Service agent, and the lovers are ... +


Eve de Montalais plans to smuggle her jewels into the United States. On her ship are a gang of thieves, among whom are Liane Delorme and her companion, Phinuit, who plan to steal the jewels. Michael Lanyard, alias The Lone Wolf, upsets the scheming of Popinot, and Eve seeks his aid in getting the gems past customs officials. At a New York nightclub, Liane informs Eve that Lanyard is The Lone Wolf. Whitaker Monk assumes the role of a customs officer and induces Eve to turn over the jewels, and she escapes upon discovering the deception. Lanyard is overpowered by the crooks but manages to free himself and declares the jewels to customs officials, who then summarily arrest the thieves. Eve is relieved to find that Lanyard is a Secret Service agent, and the lovers are reunited. +

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