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Sky High (1922)


A silent western starring Tom Mix as a border agent. This film features some of the earliest aerial photography used in motion pictures.

File:Skyhigh1922-filmshot1.pngSky High is a 1922 American silent film written and directed by Lynn Reynolds and starring Tom Mix, J. Farrell MacDonald, Eva Novak, and Sid Jordan. In 1998, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".


The film tells the story of a government agent investigating the smuggling of China aliens across the border in the Southwest United States.


  • Tom Mix as Grant Newburg
  • J. Farrell MacDonald as Jim Frazer
  • Eva Novak as Estelle Halloway - his ward
  • Sid Jordan as Andrew Bates
  • William Buckley as Victor Castle
  • Adele Warner as Marguerite Castle
  • Wynn Mace as Henchman Patterson
  • Pat Chrisman as Pasquale - Henchman

See also

  • Tom Mix filmography

  • Category:1922 films
    Category:American films
    Category:American silent feature films
    Category:English-language films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:United States National Film Registry films
    Category:Films directed by Lynn Reynolds
    Category:1920s Western (genre) films
    Category:Aviation films
    Category:American Western (genre) films


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