Eagle of the Night

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Eagle of the Night is a 1928 American drama film serial directed by James F. Fulton.[1] Dismissed when released and completely forgotten in the modern era, the 10-chapter aviation serial starred real-life aviator Frank Clarke, a stunt pilot in such fare as Wings (1927), Hell's Angel (1930), and The Flying Deuces (1939).[2]

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Eagle of the Night
Directed byJames F. Fulton
Written byPaul A. Cruger (as Paul Cruger)
StarringFrank Clarke
Shirley Palmer
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • October 14, 1928 (1928-10-14)
Running time
10 episodes
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSilent film
English intertitles

Eagle of the Night was one of the last silent film serials produced by Pathé Studios. The entire serial is not known to exist, with half of chapters 3 and 6, all of 7, 8, and 9, and the beginning of the 10th and final chapter considered lost.[3] The surviving footage as available via Grapevine Video, of Eagle of the Night runs about 1 hour and 50 minutes.[4]