Harry Houdini stars in this 1918 science fiction adventure serial about a criminal organization and a rampaging cyborg. It was filmed several years before the word Robot was first uttered, and more than 100 years ago.
It is presented here with an entirely new score, and some other light digital repairs. It is about a criminal gang, a human brain in a mechanical body, and features the most famous magician to have ever lived performing acts of daring escape in nearly every episode. It was filmed several years before the word Robot was first uttered, and more than 100 years ago.
This playlist above contains every episode we’ve released so far. We’re releasing one episode a week until it’s all done.
This is one of several film serials Houdini starred in, and this one was Savaged by censors in NY and around the country. The version presented here is built from the most complete known sources, but some original materials are still missing.
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