Perils of the Wild

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Perils of the Wild
Theatrical poster
Directed by Francis Ford
Written by Isadore Bernstein
William Lord Wright
Johann David Wyss
Starring Joe Bonomo
Margaret Quimby
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • August 27, 1925 (1925-08-27)
Running time
15 episodes
Country United States
Language Silent

Perils of the Wild is a 1925 American adventure film serial directed by Francis Ford. The film is considered to be lost.[1] This serial was based on The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss.[2]


  • Joe Bonomo as Frederick Robinson. Bonomo performed his own stunts. He fractured his leg and received an injured sacroiliac during filming.[2]
  • Margaret Quimby as Emily Montrose
  • Jack Mower as Sir Charles Leicester
  • Alfred Allen as Captain William Robinson
  • Eva Gordon as Frau Mitilla Robinson
  • Jack Murphy as Jack Robinson
  • Howard Enstedt as Ernest Robinson
  • Francis Irwin as Francis Robinson
  • William Dyer as Black John
  • Albert Prisco as Tonie
  • Fanny Warren as Bonita (as Fannie Warren)
  • John Wallace as Pirate
  • James Welsh as Pirate
  • Philip Ford as Pirate (as Phil Ford)
  • Sammy Gervon as Pirate
  • Boris Karloff

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Perils of the Wild". Silent Era. Retrieved February 17, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Harmon, Jim; Donald F. Glut (1973). "13. The Classics "You Say 'What Dost Thou Mean By That?' and Push Him Off the Cliff"". The Great Movie Serials: Their Sound and Fury. Routledge. p. 322. ISBN 978-0-7130-0097-9. 

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