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.