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The Million Dollar Mystery (1914)

This twenty-three episode serial told the story of a secret society called The Black Hundred and its attempts to gain control of a lost million dollars.


Howell Hansel (as Howell Hansell)


Lloyd Lonergan (scenario), Harold McGrath (story) (as Harold MacGrath)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence La Badie ... Florence Gray Hargreave
Marguerite Snow ... Countess Olga Petroff
James Cruze ... Jim Norton - Newspaper Reporter
Frank Farrington ... Braine - a Conspirator
Sidney Bracey ... Jones - Hargreave's Butler / Stanley Hargreave
Alfred Norton Alfred Norton ... Stanley Hargreave - the Millionaire
Lila Chester ... Susan Farlow - Florence's Companion
Creighton Hale ... Gang Member
Mitchell Lewis ... Gang Leader
Donald Gallaher ... (as Donald Gallagher)
Madeline Fairbanks Madeline Fairbanks ... (as The Fairbanks Twins)
Marion Fairbanks Marion Fairbanks ... (as The Fairbanks Twins)
Claire Kroell Claire Kroell ... Russian Princess Parlova
Billy Sullivan Billy Sullivan ... (as William A. Sullivan)
Julie Cruze Julie Cruze ... (as Baby Julie Cruze)


This twenty-three episode serial told the story of a secret society called The Black Hundred and its attempts to gain control of a lost million dollars. Written by Anonymous

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Adventure | Mystery







Release Date:

22 June 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El misterio del millón de dólares See more »

Filming Locations:

New Rochelle, New York, USA


Box Office


$125,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Chapter titles: 1. The Airship in the Night (aka A Call in the Night) 2. The False Friend (aka The Master's Man) 3. The Safe in the Lonely Warehouse 4. The Top Floor Flat (aka The Flat on the Top Floor) 5. At the Bottom of the Sea (aka The Problem of the Sealed Box) 6. The Coaching Party of the Countess 7. The Doom of the Auto Bandits 8. The Wiles of a Woman 9. The Leap from an Ocean Liner (aka The Leap in the Dark) 10. The Eavesdropper (aka The Past a Blank) 11. In the Path of the Fast Express 12. The Elusive Treasure Box 13. The Secret Agent from Russia (aka An Agent from Russia) 14. Tracked by the Secret Service (aka Norton Makes a Discovery) 15. The Borrowed Hydroplane (aka Another Trap Set) 16. Drawn Into the Quicksand (aka Treachery in the Household) 17. A Battle of Wits (aka Setting Traps for Norton) 18. Trapped by the Flames (aka The Masked Ball) 19. A Blank Sheet of Paper 20. The Secret Warning (aka Braine Tries Another Weapon) 21. The Documents in the Treasure Box (aka A Packet of Papers) 22. The Waterloo of the Conspirators (aka A Night of Adventures) 23. The Missing Million (aka The Solution of the Million Dollar Mystery, aka The Secret of the Million) See more »

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