Jacqueline Gadsden (1900-1986), a.k.a. Jane Daly,
In The Mysterious Island, her character is tightly tied to a chair and gagged with a large stick or tube of some sort, held in her mouth by rope. This is believed to be the first instance of a bit gag in cinema.
- The Mysterious Island (1929) - Sonia (Gadsen) is kidnapped and has her hands tied behind her to a large metal ring on a beach. Earlier, she is very securely tied to a chair and bit-gagged.