PIRATES & SEA ADVENTURE SERIALS
Claire Forrest asks private investigator Lance Reardon to help her find her kidnapped father. The inventor of the Radiatomic Power Transmitter is held prisoner on Mystery Island by one of its four owners, who conceals his identity by transforming himself into Captain Mephisto, a pirate ancestor. As the villain harasses Forrest into completing the device that will give her control of world industry, Lance and Claire follow Mephisto's trail throughout the island, while death narrows the number of suspects from four to two.
2-DVD Set includes all 15 chapters & theatrical trailer
Image: Excellent; pure restored B/W, restored audio
Includes color-toned Chapter 1
Featuring RICHARD TALMADGE
and WALTER MILLER
Champion flyer Dick Moreland uses his prize money for a groundbreaking flight to finance an expedition to a remote island where his pirate ancestor is said to have buried a million dollars in gold. Brassett, a crooked lawyer and member of the Aero Club tricks Moreland into accepting him along with his band of crooks on the voyage to the island and constant battles ensue as the various factions fight over control of the loot, and avoid hostile natives on the island as well.
Talmadge was a master of his trade who performed stunts for Douglas Fairbanks and this serial shows off his amazing abilities.