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This film illustrates the contributions of Martha Mansfield, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
"The Silent Command" (1923) is spy thriller taking place during the construction of the Panama Canal.
Martha Mansfield played an excellent role in this film as the vamp, charged with seducing the navy officer. She was a true rising star, only to die in a freak fire accident three months later. This is Martha Mansfield's last surviving role.
Directed by J. Gordon Edwards Produced by Fox Film Corporation Written by Anthony Paul Kelly, Rufus King Starring Edmund Lowe, Martha Mansfield, Bela Lugosi, Carl Harbaugh, Betty Jewel, Byron Douglas, Warren Cook Cinematography George W. Lane, Bennie Miggins Distributed by Fox Film Corporation Release date August 19, 1923 Running time 80 minutes Country United States Language Silent film, English intertitles
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