Monday, July 28, 2014

No Other Film Production Equals It In Size -- July 28, 2014

The Million Dollar Mystery was a Thanhouser production made in association with the Chicago Tribune, which ran the weekly stories in printed form.  The 23-chapter serial starred Florence La Badie, a popular Thanhouser actress who died the next year in a car wreck.  Her leading man was James Cruze, who later became a director.  His most famous production was The Covered Wagon

The image is from the 18-July-1914 Motography.  Be sure to click on the image to see a larger version. 

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