Woman in Grey, A: Complete Serial (Silent) (DVD)
Release Date: 05/27/14
Filmed in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, this 15-part Serico Producing Corp. serial photoplay is well-produced and action-packed.
Retired attorney Wilfred Amory purchases a 'mystery house,' where he believes his late father has hidden a fortune. An elegant lady in grey, Ruth Hope introduces herself and claims to have possession of a secret code, one of two, that reveals the location of the treasure. A scoundrel, J. Havilland Hunter holds the second code, and has hired gangsters to abduct Ruth and extract her half. Tom Thurston, Amory's secretary and trusted confidant must rescue Ruth from the jaws of death throughout 15 thrilling episodes.<P>Thrills and death-defying stunts abound in this extremely rare early classic cliffhanger.<P><I>A Woman In Grey</I> was photographed in and around Wilkes Barre and the photography offers a fascinating picture of the architecture and lush landscapes of Pennsylvania at the turn of the century. Arline Pretty was an experienced stage actress when she made her debut in films in 1913's <I>Love's Justice</I>. She found her greatest success in starring as a heroine in serials for Pathe and Vitagraph. Her career faded with the coming of sound, but having invested her money wisely, was able to work when she wanted to, and appeared uncredited in numerous features up until the mid 1950s.
|Label: ALPHA HOME ENTERTAIN|
|Run Time: 61 mins|