The Beetle (1919)

UK, 1919
1371.60 metres
35mm film, black and white
silent

A British horror film directed by Alexander Butler.

Plot Summary

A vengeful Egyptian spirit disguises herself as a beetle to get her own back on a British politician who crossed her.

Credits

Crew
Director: Alexander Butler
Barker Motion Photography
Producer: Jack W. Smith
Script: Helen Blizzard

Cast
Maudie Dunham (Dora Greyling)
Hebden Foster (Paul Lessingham)
Fred Morgan (Neces)
Frank Reade (Sidney Atherton)
Leal Douglas (high priestess)
Rolf Leslie (Holt)
Nancy Kenyon

References

Books
Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.42 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.29 – credits