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Secret Orders

Secret Orders
Directed byChester Withey
Written by
CinematographyRoy H. Klaffki
Distributed by
Release date
  • March 7, 1926 (1926-03-07)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Secret Orders is a lost 1926 American silent drama film directed by Chester Withey and starring Harold Goodwin, Robert Frazer, and Evelyn Brent.[1] The film was set in World War I and contained what the Chester Times described as a "world of swift-flowing melodrama.[2]


As described in a film magazine review,[3] Janet Graham is cajoled into marrying Delano, who is a crook. During the War she obtains a position as a Secret Service agent under Bruce Corbin, in charge of scheduling transports. They fall in love. Delano is hired by the Germans and directed to obtain a list of transports sailing to Europe from Corbin's safe. He breaks in and forces Janet to accompany him. She warns a transport by radio to beware of a Hun submarine, which is then discovered and sunk. Corbin and guards rescue her and Delano is killed. Corbin and Janet wed.



  1. ^ Kear & King p. 147
  2. ^ "Wm. Penn Theatre". Chester Times. August 24, 1926. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  3. ^ Pardy, George T. (March 27, 1926), "Pre-Release Review of Features: Secret Orders", Motion Picture News, 33 (13), New York City, New York: Motion Picture News, Inc.: 1420, retrieved April 11, 2023 Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.


  • Lynn Kear & James King. Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. McFarland, 2009.
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