The Story of the serials

United States, 1962

Film
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Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
Excerpts from famous silent serials - including “The Perils of Pauline” and even earlier productions - succeed in recapturing the atmosphere of those early thrillers. Narrated by Paul Killiam.

Credits

director

Saul J. Turell

co-producer

Paul Killiam

Saul J. Turell

production company

Sterling Educational Films

Language

English

Duration

00:25:30:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28982

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture serials

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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