The Fog (1923 film)

The Fog is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by Paul Powell and starring Mildred Harris. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by William Dudley Pelley.[1][2]

The Fog
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Directed byPaul Powell
Produced byMax Graf
Screenplay byWinifred Dunn
Story byH. H. Van Loan
Based on The Fog
by William Dudley Pelley
StarringMildred Harris
CinematographyJohn Arnold
Distributed byMetro Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • January 18, 1923 (1923-01-18)[1]
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

A poster for this film was later featured in the Buster Keaton film Sherlock Jr. (1924).



The Fog was produced at the Graf studio in San Mateo with exteriors filmed in the San Francisco area.[1] Casting was conducted in early 1923; Cullen Landis was the first to be cast.[3]


With no prints of The Fog located in any film archives,[4] it is a lost film.


  1. ^ a b c "The Fog". Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved March 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Carl Bennett, ed. (January 25, 2010). "The Fog". Progressive Silent Film List. Retrieved March 9, 2016 – via Silent Era.
  3. ^ "Cullen Landis Is Cast for Lead in 'The Fog'". Motion Picture News. XXVII (8): 925. February 24, 1923. Retrieved March 9, 2016.
  4. ^ Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Fog

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