Sound added in the 1970s.
"In a few days of doldrums before being called for training in the Army Signal Corps, David S. Bradley, presiding genius of Bradley Productions, scenarized, cast, costumed, filmed and directed a screen version of Sredni Vashtar, a short story by Saki. running 800 feet of 16mm. monochrome, the picture is the eighth in the series to be produced by this unusual amateur unit of Winnetka, Ill. having been directly preceded by Peer Gynt and Oliver Twist. It will be Mr. Bradley's last production until after the war. Working with him on Sredni Vashtar was John Jameson, assistant director, with the small cast played by Mrs. Herbert Hyde, Lucielle Powell, Lois Northrop and Reny Kidd, all Bradley Production veterans", Movie Makers, Apr. 1943,158.
Indiana University of Bloomington holds film elements of Sredni Vashtar and other works by David Bradley.
The film was shot from 1939-1940, and finished 30 years later, according to archivist and curator Bruce Posner in this interview for Senses of Cinema
Posner, Bruce Charles. Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-garde Film 1893-1941; a Retrospective of Restored and Preserved Films Detailing the Unknown Accomplishments of American Pioneer Filmmakers. Filmmakers Showcase, 2001.
Bradley Film Collection, Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive