Thomas Meighan and Renée Adorée in The Mating Call 1928 9

   Thomas Meighan and Renée Adorée


Directed by                    James Cruze
Produced by                  The Caddo Company
Based on                        the novel by Rex Beach
Starring                         Thomas Meighan, Evelyn Brent, Renée Adorée, Alan Roscoe, Helen Foster, Gardner James
Release date                   July 21, 1928
Running time                 70 minutes
Country                          United States
Language                        Silent film, English intertitles


This film is part of our Silent Gems Collection and the DVD is available on Ebay.

You don't have to leave our website in order to obtain the films from our Silent Gems Collection. These gems are now available to our users in exchange for donation. For details click here.


This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.

This movie is part of our series "Other Favorite Films".  This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to the Arts and Culture of the world.


"The Mating Call" is a crime drama.  Stemming from real and intended infidelities, trouble occurs in a small town where the ultimate authority is KKK.


Click to enlarge:


Thomas Meighan in The Mating Call 1928 8

   Thomas Meighan


Attention please.

Registration and donation are required to watch the films part of the series 'Hidden Gems'. Please complete the steps in the article 'Gems for Donation' before proceeding.

Registered users who made the required donation please click here to watch this gem.

Below is a short preview of the film.