Seven Footprints to Satan


60m 1929

Brief Synopsis

While seeking a stolen jewel, a young woman and her fiance are kidnapped and held in a mysterious mansion.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Crime
Mystery
Thriller
Silent
Release Date
Feb 17, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel 7 Footprints to Satan by Abraham Merritt (New York, 1928).

Technical Specs

Duration
60m
Sound
Mono (talking sequences, musical score, sound effects), Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
5,405ft (6 reels)

Synopsis

Jim Kirkham, a wealthy young chemist and collector of curios, is in love with Eve Martin, the daughter of a gem collector. At a reception in her home, a fabulous gem is exhibited, and as a result the gem is lost in a series of strange occurrences. Jim and Eve set out to notify the police, but after a wild ride they end up at the home of a mysterious stranger known as Satan. They encounter fantastic characters and are befriended by a dwarf. After a masked ball, they are whisked away by minions of Satan who demand the jewel and threaten to torture Eve. The couple are separated but are reunited by a series of adventures that bring them to the brink of insanity.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Crime
Mystery
Thriller
Silent
Release Date
Feb 17, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel 7 Footprints to Satan by Abraham Merritt (New York, 1928).

Technical Specs

Duration
60m
Sound
Mono (talking sequences, musical score, sound effects), Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
5,405ft (6 reels)

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