The Fighting Eagle
B&W : Eight reels / 8002 feet
Directed by Donald Crisp
Cast: Rod La Rocque [Étienne Gerard], Phyllis Haver [Countess de Launay], Sam De Grasse [Talleyrand], Max Barwyn [Napoleon], Julia Faye [Josephine], Sally Rand [Fräulein Hertz], Clarence Burton [Colonel Neville], Alphonse Ethier [Major Oliver]
DeMille Pictures Corporation production; distributed by [?] Producers Distributing Corporation through? Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Scenario by Douglas Z. Doty, from the adaptation by Douglas Z. Doty from the novel The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Production supervision by C. Gardner Sullivan. Art direction by Mitchen Leisen. Costume design by Adrian. Assistant director, Emile de Ruelle. Cinematography by Arthur Miller. Intertitles by John Krafft. Edited by Barbara Hunter. / © 9 August 1927 (at nine reels) by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated [LP24283]. Released 29 August 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] The production was shot in England? / Silent film.
Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Weapons: Swords
Listing updated: 6 May 2010.
References: Lahue-Gentlemen pp. 139, 144; Limbacher-Feature p. 79; Pohle-Holmes p. 21 : ClasIm-223 p. 32 : Website-AFI.
Hoem video: DVD.