The Bells (1918)

USA, 1918
50m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American fantasy film directed by Ernest C. Warde.

Plot Summary

Innkeeper Mathias murders a rich Pole staying at his inn and is almost driven insane by his victim's restless spirit. The murdered man's brother holds an inquest and calls on the services of a mind-reading sideshow mesmerist to help expose the killer.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Ernest C. Warde
Anderson-Brunton Company
Written by: Gilson Willets, Jack Cunningham
Based on the Play Le Juif Polonaise by: Alexandre Chatrian, Emile Erckmann

Cast
Frank Keenan (Mathias)
Lois Wilson (Annette)
Edward Coxen (Christian)
Carl Stockdale (Gari)
Albert Cody (Nickel)
Joseph J. Dowling (Lisparre)
Ida Lewis (Catherine)
Burt Law (Koveski)

Alternative Titles

Fönn a magas északon – Hungary
Le juif polonais – France
Spökklockorna – Sweden
ベルス – Japan

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