The Shadow of the Eagle

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The Shadow of the Eagle
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Directed by Ford Beebe
B. Reeves Eason
Produced by Nat Levine
Written by Ford Beebe
Colbert Clark
Wyndham Gittens
Starring John Wayne
Dorothy Gulliver
Edward Hearn
Richard Tucker
Music by Lee Zahler
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
Victor Scheurich
Edited by Wyndham Gittens
Ray Snyder
Distributed by Mascot Pictures
Release date
  • February 1, 1932 (1932-02-01)
Running time
12 chapters (218 minutes)
Language English

The Shadow of the Eagle is a 1932 American Pre-Code Mascot film serial, starring John Wayne in his first serial role. This serial is now in the public domain.


A mysterious pilot, The Eagle, attempts to sabotage a local company and sends threatening messages via skywriting.


Chapter titles[edit]

  1. The Carnival Mystery
  2. Pinholes
  3. The Eagle Strikes
  4. Man of a Million Voices
  5. The Telephone Cipher
  6. Code of the Carnival
  7. Eagle or Vulture?
  8. On the Spot
  9. The Thieves Fall Out
  10. The Man Who Knew
  11. The Eagle's Wings
  12. The Shadow Unmasked


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 205. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
The Lightning Warrior (1931)
Mascot Serial
The Shadow of the Eagle (1932)
Succeeded by
The Last of the Mohicans (1932)