The Masked Menace

The Masked Menace is a 1927 American drama film serial directed by Arch Heath and mostly filmed in Berlin, New Hampshire. It was adapted from the story "Still Face" by pulp writer Clarence Budington Kelland and was released in ten chapters. It is now considered to be lost.[1]

The Masked Menace
Film poster
Directed byArch Heath
Written byClarence Budington Kelland
StarringLarry Kent
Jean Arthur
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • October 12, 1927 (1927-10-12)
Running time
10 episodes
CountryUnited States


The mill of an old woman and her ward, Faith Newton (Jean Arthur), is being terrorized by the masked menace of the title known as "Still Face". The women are helped by a man named Keats Dodd (Larry Kent). The masked villain's identity is revealed in the final chapter.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Masked Menace". Silent Era. Retrieved February 16, 2008.

External linksEdit