The Black Spider (1920 film)

The Black Spider is a 1920 British silent mystery film directed by William Humphrey and starring Mary Clare, Bertram Burleigh, and Ronald Colman.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1911 novel of the same name by Carlton Dawe. The film was partly shot on location in Monte Carlo.

The Black Spider
Directed byWilliam Humphrey
Written by
Produced byEdward Godal
Starring
CinematographyWilliam Shenton
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • May 1920 (1920-05)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

A series of robberies have been committed against wealthy inhabitants of Monaco by a thief known as 'The Black Spider'. A young woman steals her aunt's jewels as a joke, pretending to be the Black Spider, but a detective is soon on her trail.

CastEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Low, Rachael. The History of British Film, Volume 4 1918-1929. Routledge, 1997.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Smith, R. Dixon. Ronald Colman, Gentleman of the Cinema: A Biography and Filmography. McFarland, 1991. p. 16. ISBN 0899505813.

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