The Alibi, a chapter from Jimmie Dale alias "The Grey Seal" (1917)

Elmo Lincoln in THE ALIBI (1917) synopsis

Reel Life, May 05, 1917, page 5

THE ALIBI

Mutual  -- Two Reel Drama -- Featuring E. K. Lincoln as "Jimmie Dale"

Jimmie finds himself again in the control of "The Woman in Black."  She sends Jimmie a note whic he believes is from the Tocsin, but finds out his mistake in time and receives his real letter of instructions concerning the robbery of "Miser" Deitrich, and the necessity of recovering the necklace of diamonds which had been among the miser's jewels.  The "Woman in Black," "Larry the Bat" and other conspirators with a plan to bring Jimmie to the end of his career, are cleverly outwitted by The Grey Seal, who recovers the property and as usual maintains his incognito.

Frank L. Packard, author of the story on which the popular "Jimmie Dale, Alias the Grey Seal" drama are based, is on of the best known writers of adventure fiction on the American continent.

Mr. Packard's novel is called "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale."  It is being published by Geo. H. Doran of New York.

Frank Packard is an American, born in Montreal.  He finished his education at Liege, Belgium, and was there a few months before Germany began battering the town to bits.  The author is well known to magazine readers in Europe as well as America.  He is the author of many novels, including "On the Iron at Big Cloud," "Greater Love Hath No Man," "The Beloved Traitor," his latest book being "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale."

Mr. Packard lives at Lachine, Que.  He is a great lover of outdoor life and a famous hunter of big game.

Elmo Lincoln in THE ALIBI (1917) synopsis

Jimmie Dale alias "The Grey Seal"       Mutual

Wealth and brains agaisnt law and craft -- adventure -- romance -- danger -- all add spice to this amazing new series of sixteen Mutual Featurettes.  Each two reels in length.  A new episode each week.

Booking now at all Mutual exchanges.

Produced by Monmouth Film Corporation

HARRY McRAE WEBSTER, President
JULES BURNSTEIN, Gen'l Manager

Directed by HARRY McRAE WEBSTER

starring E.K. LINCOLN in 

Jimmie Dale Alias "The Grey Seal"

supported by DORIS MITCHELL   EDNA HUNTER    PAUL PANZER

Written by FRANK L. PACKARD from "The Professional Adventures of Jimmie Dale" Now appearing in Peoples Magazine


with Elmo K. Lincoln, Doris Mitchell, and Paul Panzer.  Directed by Harry McRae Webster.  Monmouth/Mutual.

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