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HISTORY

The Var review and copyright records credit H. P. Bretherton with the film's direction, but FDYB credits Walter ... More Less

The Var review and copyright records credit H. P. Bretherton with the film's direction, but FDYB credits Walter Morosco. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
22 Dec 1926
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 November 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
29 November 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23394
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,810
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Inspector Burke of Scotland Yard concentrates all his forces on the capture of London Letter, a notorious criminal leader in the Limehouse district who possesses both Rinty, a splendid dog, and a man-beast monster that ravages and kills at his master's command. Burke almost apprehends the gang in the midst of an attempted theft, but Rinty's uncanny perceptions foil Burke's coup, and Foster is killed for betraying the gang. When Rinty loses in a fight against another dog, Burke's daughter, Dale, rescues Rinty from London Letter's abuse, and he becomes devoted to his new mistress. At the criminal's order, the monster kidnaps Dale and imprisons her. Burke and his men wound London Letter while on his trail, and Rinty finds him dying. In a ferocious battle Rinty kills the ... +


Inspector Burke of Scotland Yard concentrates all his forces on the capture of London Letter, a notorious criminal leader in the Limehouse district who possesses both Rinty, a splendid dog, and a man-beast monster that ravages and kills at his master's command. Burke almost apprehends the gang in the midst of an attempted theft, but Rinty's uncanny perceptions foil Burke's coup, and Foster is killed for betraying the gang. When Rinty loses in a fight against another dog, Burke's daughter, Dale, rescues Rinty from London Letter's abuse, and he becomes devoted to his new mistress. At the criminal's order, the monster kidnaps Dale and imprisons her. Burke and his men wound London Letter while on his trail, and Rinty finds him dying. In a ferocious battle Rinty kills the monster. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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