About the film
The Adventures of Daredevil Jack
Release Date: June 30, 1920
|Slogan||:||«The serial with a thousand punches.»|
|Production Companies||:||Robert Brunton Productions, Pathé Exchange|
|Director||:||W.S. Van Dyke|
|Writers||:||Harry O. Hoyt, W.S. Van Dyke, Jack Cunningham, Frederick Chapin|
Heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey stars in this 15 chapter action serial, of which portions of reels 1, 2, and 4 survive. In the serial he plays the star fullback of his college's football team who gets drawn into an adventure when he stops to rescue a young woman from some thugs on a country road. It includes a gag featuring an exploding football. The rest of the cast includes Lon Chaney, Edgar Kennedy, Bull Montana, Josie Sedgwick and Herschel Mayall.