The Black Bird

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  • NR
  • 1926
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 6.8  (768)

The great Lon Chaney soars in this role as a man leading a double life: By day the crippled "Bishop" of Limehouse manages a rescue mission, but by night the Bishop becomes the head of a vast underworld empire and the most notorious thief in London, The Black Bird. As a great humanitarian, the Bishop is above reproach and beyond police suspicion. As the Black Bird, he preys upon the upstanding, unsuspecting people of London. The Black Bird's rival and archnemesis in crime and in love, West End Bertie (Owen Moore), shares his adoration for the beautiful Fifi (Renée Adorée). To prove his devotion, each master criminal promises to bring Fifi a famous diamond necklace. But when the competition causes the death of a Scotland Yard officer, the Black Bird retreats into his disguise as the crippled Bishop--only to discover that he has truly lost the use of his limbs.

The Black Bird
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The great Lon Chaney soars in this role as a man leading a double life: By day the crippled "Bishop" of Limehouse manages a rescue mission, but by night the Bishop becomes the head of a vast underworld empire and the most notorious thief in London, The Black Bird. As a great humanitarian, the Bishop is above reproach and beyond police suspicion. As the Black Bird, he preys upon the upstanding, unsuspecting people of London. The Black Bird's rival and archnemesis in crime and in love, West End Bertie (Owen Moore), shares his adoration for the beautiful Fifi (Renée Adorée). To prove his devotion, each master criminal promises to bring Fifi a famous diamond necklace. But when the competition causes the death of a Scotland Yard officer, the Black Bird retreats into his disguise as the crippled Bishop--only to discover that he has truly lost the use of his limbs.

The Black Bird is a 1926 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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  • Release Date
    1926
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 26 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (768)