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Short summary

Rinty is a police-dog (and faithful companion) assigned to a young Scotland Yard police-officer who covers the Limehouse district of London. The East India dock in Limehouse is the home of the scum of the world, especially a group known as the Mediterranean Brotherhood. Scotland Yard is looking for a mysterious "ape-man" (The Monk) whose deeds of violence on behalf of the gang-leader of the Brotherhood has put all of London on guard.

No prints of this film are known to survive, but the soundtrack survives intact on Vitaphone disks.

Directorial debut of Howard Bretherton.


Cast overview:
Rin Tin Tin Rin Tin Tin - Rinty (as Rin-Tin-Tin)
Helene Costello Helene Costello - Dale Burke
Walter Merrill Walter Merrill - Thomas Hallard
John Patrick John Patrick - Foster
Otto Matieson Otto Matieson - London Letter
George Kotsonaros George Kotsonaros - The Monk
DeWitt Jennings DeWitt Jennings - Inspector Burke
Carl Stockdale Carl Stockdale - Stokes
Les Bates Les Bates - Long Tom
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