Monday, November 28, 2011

Madame Mystery - 1926

Country: USA
Language: English
Directors: Richard Wallace, Stan Laurel
Writers: Carl Harbaugh, Krag Johnson, Grover Jones, Stan Laurel, Hal Roach, H.M. Walker (titles), Hal Yates
Stars: Theda Bara, Oliver Hardy and Tyler Brooke
Release Date: 12 March 1926 (USA)
Production Co: Hal Roach Studios
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Farce | Spy
Genres: Short | Comedy
There exists a one-reel version of this film running approximately ten minutes, making it one of the very few Theda Bara films to survive the silent era, even in fragmented form.
A female secret agent has gotten ahold of a new type of explosive gas. She has to avoid the efforts of two men who are trying to steal it. They succeed in doing so, but the gas turns out to be not quite what they expected.

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