Miss Mend (1926)
This three-part serial from pre-Stalin Soviet Union aimed to replicate the cliffhanger thrills of American chapter plays while simultaneously casting Westerners as the evildoers who are plotting a terrorist attack against the U.S.S.R. using germ warfare! It's up to three intrepid news reporters and a secretary to save their comrades from utter disaster! Natalya Glan, Boris Barnet, and Vladimir Fogel star. 4 1/2 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; featurettes. Silent with music score.