The Moon Riders
Lobby card for the series.
Directed byB. Reeves Eason
Theodore Wharton
Written byKarl R. Coolidge
George Hively
William Pigott
Albert Russell
Theodore Wharton
Story byKarl R. Coolidge
George Hively
William Pigott
Albert Russell
Theodore Wharton
StarringArt Acord
Mildred Moore
CinematographyWilliam M. Edmond
Alfred H. Lathem
Howard Oswald
Distributed byUniversal Film Manufacturing Co.
Release date
  • April 26, 1920 (1920-04-26)
Running time
360 minutes (18 episodes)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Moon Riders was a 1920 American Western film serial directed by B. Reeves Eason and Theodore Wharton. The serial is considered lost.[1] It ran for 18 episodes.

Cast

Reception

The Moon Riders is considered to be one of the more successful serials of the silent film era and it established Art Acord as a western star.[2]

Chapter titles

  1. Over the Precipice
  2. The Masked Marauders
  3. The Red Rage of Jealousy
  4. Vultures of the Hills
  5. The Death Trap
  6. Caves of Mystery
  7. The Menacing Monster
  8. The Moon Rider's Bride
  9. Death's Door
  10. The Pit of Fire
  11. The House of Doom
  12. Unmasked
  13. His Hour of Torture
  14. The Flaming Peril
  15. Rushing Waters
  16. Clearing Skies

See also

References

  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Moon Riders". silentera.com. Retrieved September 4, 2009.
  2. ^ Buck, Rainey (1999). Serials and Series: A World Filmography, 1912-1956. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-7864-4702-2.