The Info List - The Eyes Of Mystery

The Eyes of Mystery
The Eyes of Mystery
is a lost[1] 1918 American silent mystery film directed by Tod Browning
Tod Browning
starring Edith Storey.[2]


1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] As described in a film magazine,[3] Carma Carmichael (Storey), who lives with her uncle Quincy Carmichael (Andrews), is kidnapped by her father and held for ransom. In order to trap the criminals and secure Jack Carrington (Barker) as Carma's husband, Quincy fakes his death and makes Jack his heir. Carma is angered by her uncle's action is determined to take her rightful place. By going through some of her uncle's papers, she discovers that the man she believes to be her father is an impostor and that her father is dead. Carma's supposed father and a group of moonshiners attack the Carmichael home and are fought off by Carma, Jack, and a friend. Quincy, believing it is time to return to life, does so in time to get the sheriff's posse on the house grounds, drive off the moonshiners, and capture the crooks. Cast[edit]

Edith Storey
Edith Storey
as Carma Carmichael Bradley Barker
Bradley Barker
as Jack Carrington Harry Northrup
Harry Northrup
as Roger Carmichael (credited as Harry S. Northrup) Frank Andrews as Quincy Carmichael Kempton Greene
Kempton Greene
as Steve Graham Frank Bennett as Seth Megget (credited as Frank Fisher Bennett) Louis Wolheim
Louis Wolheim
as Brad Tilton (credited as Louis R. Wolheim) Anthony Byrd as Uncle George Pauline Dempsey as Aunt Liza Monte Blue
Monte Blue
*uncredited role

Reception[edit] Like many American films of the time, The Eyes of Mystery
The Eyes of Mystery
was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, the Chicago Board of Censors required a cut, in Reel 1, of slugging a man, Reel 4, the vision of shooting Carma's father, Reel 5, five views of moonshiners shooting at house, Carma shooting man in white and shooting man out of tree, throwing man over porch, two scenes of breaking door with ax, closeup of shooting where Carma is used as a shield, overseer shooting Carma's father and he shooting overseer.[4] References[edit]

^ "Eyes Of Mystery". Memory.loc.gov. November 14, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2017.  ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Eyes of Mystery". Silentera.com. Retrieved May 4, 2008.  ^ "Reviews: The Eyes of Mystery". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 6 (6): 26. February 2, 1918.  ^ "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 6 (8): 29. February 16, 1918. 

External links[edit]

The Eyes of Mystery
The Eyes of Mystery
on IMDb The Eyes of Mystery
The Eyes of Mystery
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Films directed by Tod Browning

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An Image of the Past
(1915) The Highbinders
The Highbinders
(1915) The Story of a Story (1915) The Spell of the Poppy
The Spell of the Poppy
(1915) The Electric Alarm (1915) The Living Death (1915) The Burned Hand (1915) The Woman from Warren's (1915) Little Marie (1915) The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916) Everybody's Doing It (1916) Puppets (1916) Jim Bludso
Jim Bludso
(1917) A Love Sublime
A Love Sublime
(1917) Hands Up! (1917) Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp
Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp
(1917) The Jury of Fate
The Jury of Fate
(1917) The Legion of Death
The Legion of Death
(1918) The Eyes of Mystery
The Eyes of Mystery
(1918) Revenge (1918) Which Woman? (1918) The Deciding Kiss
The Deciding Kiss
(1918) The Brazen Beauty
The Brazen Beauty
(1918) Set Free (1918) The Wicked Darling
The Wicked Darling
(1919) The Exquisite Thief
The Exquisite Thief
(1919) The Unpainted Woman
The Unpainted Woman
(1919) The Petal on the Current
The Petal on the Current
(1919) Bonnie Bonnie Lassie
Bonnie Bonnie Lassie
(1919) The Virgin of Stamboul
The Virgin of Stamboul
(1920) Outside the Law (1920) No Woman Knows
No Woman Knows
(1921) The Wise Kid
The Wise Kid
(1922) Man Under Cover
Man Under Cover
(1922) Under Two Flags (1922) Drifting (1923) The Day of Faith
The Day of Faith
(1923) White Tiger (1923) The Dangerous Flirt (1924) Silk Stocking Sal (1924) The Unholy Three (1925) The Mystic
The Mystic
(1925) Dollar Down
Dollar Down
(1925) The Blackbird
The Blackbird
(1926) The Road to Mandalay (1926) The Show (1927) The Unknown (1927) London After Midnight (1927) The Big City (1928) West of Zanzibar (1928) Where East Is East
Where East Is East
(1929) The Thirteenth Chair
The Thirteenth Chair
(1929) Outside the Law (1930) Dracula (1931) Iron Man (1931) Freaks
(1932) Fast Workers (1933) Mark of the Vampire (1935) The Devil-Doll
The Devil-Doll
(1936) Miracles for