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Movies & Million-Dollar Mansions, Behind the Scenes at the "Flying A," & Silents on the Islands

SILENTS ON THE ISLANDS

Image: Exhibitors Herald, April 26, 1924

The Shooting of Dan McGrew

 

This 7-reel romantic adventure silent movie was released on March 31, 1924. The story opens with a cabaret dancer in South America named Lou who is hoping for a big break in her career, and a shifty guy named "Dangerous Dan" McGrew who claims he can help her.

 

The opening scenes were filmed on California's Santa Catalina Island with Barbara La Marr as the star. The scenes that take place at the Malamute Saloon in Alaska were filmed elsewhere.

 

(There are no known copies of this silent film.)

 

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