The Winking Idol

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The Winking Idol
The Winking Idol FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Francis Ford
Written by Arthur Henry Gooden
George Morgan
Charles E. van Loan
Starring William Desmond
Eileen Sedgwick
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • February 21, 1926 (1926-02-21)
Running time
200 minutes
(10 chapters, 20 reels)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Winking Idol is a 1926 Universal Pictures silent western motion picture serial, consisting of 10 chapters, starring William Desmond and Eileen Sedgwick.

Directed by Francis Ford, the screenplay was written by Arthur Henry Gooden, George Morgan and Charles E. van Loan.

This serial is considered to be a lost film.[1]



  1. The Eye Of Evil
  2. Buzzards' Roost
  3. Crashing Timbers
  4. Racing for Love
  5. The Vanishing Bride
  6. The Torrent of Terror
  7. Flames of Fear
  8. The Fight at the Falls
  9. In the Danger of Dynamite
  10. The Lost Lode

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Progressive Silent Film List: The Winking Idol". Retrieved 2009-01-03. 

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