The Broken Coin

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The Broken Coin
Thebrokencoin-1915-newspaper.jpg
From an article in a newspaper.
Directed by Francis Ford
Written by Grace Cunard
Emerson Hough
Starring Grace Cunard
Francis Ford
Cinematography R. E. Irish
Harry McGuire Stanley
Distributed by Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Release dates
  • June 21, 1915 (1915-06-21)
Running time 440 minutes (22 episodes)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Broken Coin is a 1915 American adventure-mystery film serial directed by Francis Ford. This serial is presumed to be lost.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Grace Cunard - Kitty Gray
  • Francis Ford - Count Frederick
  • Eddie Polo - Roleau
  • Harry Schumm - King Michael II
  • Ernest Shields - Count Sacchio
  • John Ford - Sacchio's Accomplice (as Jack Ford)
  • W.C. Canfield - Gorgas the Outlaw
  • Reese Gardiner - The Apache
  • Doc Crane - Pawnbroker
  • Harry Mann - Servant
  • Victor Goss - Servant (as Vic Goss)
  • Lew Short - Prime Minister (as Lewis Short)
  • George Utell - Henchman (as G.J. Uttal)
  • Bert Wilson - Confidante
  • Mina Cunard - King's Sweetheart
  • Carl Laemmle - Editor-in-Chief
  • Jack Holt - Captain Williams
  • Mark Fenton - King of Grahaffen
  •  ?John George[2]- uncredited

Chapter titles[edit]

  1. The Broken Coin
  2. The Satan of the Sands
  3. When the Throne Rocked
  4. The Face at the Window
  5. The Underground Foe
  6. A Startling Discovery
  7. Between Two Fires
  8. The Prison in the Palace
  9. Room 22
  10. Cornered
  11. The Clash of Arms
  12. A Cry in the Dark
  13. War
  14. On the Battlefield
  15. Either
    • “The Deluge, or,
    • The Meanest of Them All
  16. Kitty in Danger
  17. The Castaways
  18. The Underground City
  19. The Sacred Fire
  20. Between Two Fires
  21. A Timely Rescue
  22. An American Queen[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Progressive Silent Film List: The Broken Coin". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 
  2. ^ Pictorial History of the Silent Screeny Daniel Blum c.1953 page 81 ("The Broken Coin")

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