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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
19 Aug 1928.
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New York Times
18 Nov 1928
Sec. IX, p. 7.
Variety
22 Aug 1928
p. 14.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
PRODUCTION MISC
General press representative
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Terror by Edgar Wallace (London, 1929).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 September 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 15 August 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
22 August 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25563
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone, Western Electric System and Apparatus
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 20 Oct 1928; 5,443 ft.
Duration(in mins):
80
Length(in feet):
7,654
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The Terror, a maniacal killer whose identity is unknown, makes his headquarters in an old English country house that has been converted into an inn. With mysterious organ recitals and strange noises, The Terror frightens the guests, who include Mrs. Elvery, a spiritualist; Ferdinand Fane, a Scotland Yard detective who is not so stupid as he seems; and Joe Connors and Soapy Marks, a couple of criminals just released from jail who have sworn revenge on The Terror. After a night of murder and mayhem, the identity of The Terror is ... +


The Terror, a maniacal killer whose identity is unknown, makes his headquarters in an old English country house that has been converted into an inn. With mysterious organ recitals and strange noises, The Terror frightens the guests, who include Mrs. Elvery, a spiritualist; Ferdinand Fane, a Scotland Yard detective who is not so stupid as he seems; and Joe Connors and Soapy Marks, a couple of criminals just released from jail who have sworn revenge on The Terror. After a night of murder and mayhem, the identity of The Terror is revealed. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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