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The Exploits of Elaine (1914)

With the help of a private detective, Elaine tries to catch the masked criminal mastermind The Clutching Hand, who has murdered her father.

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Charles W. Goddard (screenplay), Arthur B. Reeve (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pearl White ... Elaine Dodge
Arnold Daly ... Detective Craig Kennedy
Creighton Hale ... Walter Jameson (Ep. 1, 2, 3, 6)
Raymond Owens Raymond Owens ... Walter Jameson (Ep. 4-14)
Sheldon Lewis ... Perry Bennett / The Clutching Hand
Edwin Arden ... Wu Fang
Leroy Baker Leroy Baker ... The Butler
Bessie Wharton Bessie Wharton ... Aunt Josephine - Mrs. Dodge
Riley Hatch ... President Dodge (as William Riley Hatch)
Robin H. Townley Robin H. Townley ... Limpy Red
Floyd Buckley ... Michael
Lionel Barrymore ... Undetermined Role
M.W. Rale M.W. Rale ... Wong Lang Sin
George B. Seitz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Howard Cody Howard Cody ... Undetermined Role
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With the help of a private detective, Elaine tries to catch the masked criminal mastermind The Clutching Hand, who has murdered her father.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Elaine See more »

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Wharton See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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CHAPTER TITLES: 1. The Clutching Hand, 2. The Twilight Sleep. 3. The Vanishing Jewels. 4. The Frozen Safe. 5. The Poisoned Room. 6. The Vampire. 7. The Double Trap. 8. The Hidden Voice. 9. The Death Ray. 10. The Life Current. 11. The Hour of Three. 12. The Blood Crystals. 13. The Devil Worshippers. 14. The Reckoning. See more »

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