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Shell 43

Shell 43
Directed byReginald Barker
Screenplay byC. Gardner Sullivan
Story byEdward Sloman
Produced byThomas H. Ince
StarringH.B. Warner
Enid Markey
John Gilbert
Production
company
Distributed byTriangle Film
Release date
  • August 13, 1916 (1916-08-13) (United States)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSilent film
English intertitles

Shell 43 is a 1916 American war film written by C. Gardner Sullivan, from a story by Edward Sloman, and starring H.B. Warner, Enid Markey, and John Gilbert.[2][3]

Plot

An English spy (played by H.B. Warner) works behind German lines during World War I. He saves the life of a German officer and is killed in a German trench by an Allied shell.[4]

Preservation

With no prints of Shell 43 located in any film archives, it is considered a lost film.[5]

References

  1. ^ Golden, Eve (2013-04-12). John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars. University Press of Kentucky. p. 274. ISBN 978-0-8131-4163-3.
  2. ^ "European War Furnishes theme for Photoplay on Local Screen: New Scenario by C. Gardner Sullivan Features H. B. Warner as Star". Spokane Chronicle. August 26, 1916. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ ""Shell 43" and "Gloria" Today". The Bulletin (Pomona, California). December 1, 1916. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Shell 43 at silentera.com
  5. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Shell 43
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