About the film
feature version of movie serial
Hawk of the Hills
Release Date: March 16, 1929
|Production Companies||:||Pathé Exchange|
|Director||:||Spencer Gordon Bennet|
|Writers||:||George Arthur Gray|
Hawk of the Hills (1927), a ten episode serial, re-edited into a five-reel feature length version released in 1929. Newhall, California. A band of Indians led by the half-breed 'The Hawk' terrorizes prospectors in a valley. When the old prospector Clyde Selby hits the mother lode, The Hawk plans to kidnap his pretty blond daughter Mary Selby. This kidnapping actually proves one of the lesser of the perils faced by the poor Mary. Laramie, a government agent, wants with the help of his friendly Shoshone Indian friends to extricate the damsel-in-distress.