A scientist has invented a silent airplane motor of tremendous potential benefit to aeronautical and military concerns. But a plot is underway to steal the plans. Lloyd Darrell, a secret ... See full summary »

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Malcolm McGregor ...
Lloyd Darrell, posing as Bill Smith
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Helen Corliss
George B. Williams ...
John Corliss (as George Williams)
Albert J. Smith ...
Jack Hutchins
Anders Randolf ...
Benjamin Darrell
Edith Yorke ...
Mrs. Darrell
Arthur Morrison
Robert Walker ...
Henchman
Dorothy Tallcot ...
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Thurston Fairfax ...
(as Thur Fairfax)
Hughie Mack ...
Fat Sidekick
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A scientist has invented a silent airplane motor of tremendous potential benefit to aeronautical and military concerns. But a plot is underway to steal the plans. Lloyd Darrell, a secret service agent, disguises himself as Bill Smith and covertly endeavors to prevent the theft. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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8 November 1926 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Sky Skidder  »

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$70,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Although some modern sources state the production company was Mascot Pictures or Samuel Bischoff Productions, it was actually Bischoff, Inc. (see The Film Daily, issue of December 1, 1925, pg. 3). Mascot Pictures was not formed until July of 1927 (see Motion Picture News, issue of July 22, 1927, pg. 188). See more »

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