The Silent Command
B&W : Eight reels / 7809 feet
Directed by J. Gordon Edwards
Cast: Edmund Lowe [Captain Richard Decatur], Bela Lugosi [Hisston], Carl Harbaugh [Menchen], Martin Faust [Cordoba], Gordon McEdward [Gridley], Byron Douglas [Admiral Nevins], Theodore Babcock [Admiral Meade], George Lessey [Mr. Collins], Warren Cook [Ambassador Mendizabal], Henry Armetta [Pedro], Rogers Keene [Jack Decatur], J.W. Jenkins [the butler], Alma Tell [Mrs. Richard Decatur], Martha Mansfield [Peg Williams, the vamp], Florence Martin [her maid], Betty Jewel [Dolores], Kate Blancke [Mrs. Nevins], Elizabeth Foley [Jill Decatur]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Anthony Paul Kelly, from a screen story by Rufus King. Cinematography by George W. Lane. Presented by William Fox. / © 20 August 1923 by Fox Film Corporation [LP19411]. Released 19 August 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The was produced in cooperation with the United States Navy. The film was later cut to seven reels at 6820 feet.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 1 April 2009.
References: Brownlow-Parade p. 581 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.