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The Silver Buddha

Our hero Dr Petrie is caught by evil Fu-Manchu and imprisoned near the British Museum, where he risks a daring escape, high above the London streets

Action and Adventure 1923 26 mins Silent


While sleuth Nayland Smith visits the British Museum, Dr Petrie is captured by the evil Dr Fu-Manchu in a Museum Street antique shop. The Devil Doctor reveals a plan to smuggle Petrie into China, to join Fu-Manchu’s growing band of shackled scientist slave workers. But with the help of his beloved Karamaneh, Petrie takes a chance on a vertiginous aerial escape...

This episode of the popular adventure serial contains precious location footage of the British Museum, and of the shops nearby; and features some very impressive - and decidedly dangerous looking - stunt sequences.