The Sea Hound (serial)

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The Sea Hound
The Sea Hound (serial poster).jpg
Directed by Walter B. Eason
Mack V. Wright
Sam Newfield
Produced by Sam Katzman
Written by Lewis Clay
Arthur Hoerl
George H. Plympton
Starring Buster Crabbe
Jimmy Lloyd
Pamela Blake
Ralph Hodges
Spencer Chan
Music by Paul Sawtell
Cinematography Ira H. Morgan
Edited by Earl Turner
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • September 4, 1947 (1947-09-04)
Running time
15 chapters, B&W
Country United States
Language English

The Sea Hound is a 1947 Columbia 15-chapter movie serial starring Buster Crabbe based on the radio show The Sea Hound. It was the thirty-fourth of the fifty seven serials produced by Columbia. Buster Crabbe starred as Capt. Silver, master of the Sea Hound, and Ralph Hodges played his faithful sidekick Jerry. Pamela Blake played the captain's love interest, Ann Whitney.


Captain Silver and his crew receive a distress call in the South Pacific. They rescue the crew of a yacht from modern pirates and get caught up in a search for lost treasure.


Chapter titles[edit]

  1. Captain Silver Sails Again
  2. Spanish Gold
  3. The Mystery of the Map
  4. Menaced by Ryaks
  5. Captain Silver's Strategy
  6. The Sea Hound at Bay
  7. Rand's Treachery
  8. In the Admiral's Lair
  9. On the Water Wheel
  10. On the Treasure Trail
  11. The Sea Hound Attacked
  12. Dangerous Waters
  13. The Panther's Prey
  14. The Fatal Double-cross
  15. Captain Silver's Last Stand



  1. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 246. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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