The Hole in the Wall (1921)

Melodrama, Mystery | 12 December 1921

Director:

Maxwell Karger

Writer:

June Mathis

Cinematographer:

Allen G. Siegler

Production Designer:

Joseph Calder

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Hole in the Wall by Fred Jackson (New York, 26 Mar 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 December 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
4 January 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17444
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,100
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Madame Mysteria, a fashionable medium, is killed in a train crash, and her three assistants--The Fox, Limpy Jim, and Deagon--each with a criminal record, decide not to identify the body, since the medium had extracted valuable information from her wealthy clients. The Fox produces a substitute--Jean Oliver, who has been framed by wealthy Mrs. Ramsey because of her son Donald's attentions to the girl--and Jean consents to assume the role on the condition that they help her revenge herself by kidnaping Mrs. Ramsey's grandson. Meanwhile, Gordon Grant, whom Jean loves and to whom she was previously engaged, has become an amateur sleuth; in investigating the connection between Madame Mysteria and the robberies perpetrated upon her former clients, he uncovers the swindlers and the missing Ramsey baby. Jean is cleared by a statement from Mrs. Ramsey and is reunited with ... +


Madame Mysteria, a fashionable medium, is killed in a train crash, and her three assistants--The Fox, Limpy Jim, and Deagon--each with a criminal record, decide not to identify the body, since the medium had extracted valuable information from her wealthy clients. The Fox produces a substitute--Jean Oliver, who has been framed by wealthy Mrs. Ramsey because of her son Donald's attentions to the girl--and Jean consents to assume the role on the condition that they help her revenge herself by kidnaping Mrs. Ramsey's grandson. Meanwhile, Gordon Grant, whom Jean loves and to whom she was previously engaged, has become an amateur sleuth; in investigating the connection between Madame Mysteria and the robberies perpetrated upon her former clients, he uncovers the swindlers and the missing Ramsey baby. Jean is cleared by a statement from Mrs. Ramsey and is reunited with Gordon. +

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