Cliffhanger: A Pictorial History of the Motion Picture Serial

Cliffhanger A Pictorial History of the Motion Picture Serial Cliffhanger A pictorial history of the motion picture serial Jan Barbour Alan G

  • Title: Cliffhanger: A Pictorial History of the Motion Picture Serial
  • Author: Alan G. Barbour
  • ISBN: 9780891040705
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Cliffhanger A pictorial history of the motion picture serial Jan 01, 1977 Barbour, Alan G

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    1. Republic Pictures Corporation (66), Columbia Pictures Corporation (57), Universal Pictures (69), Mascot Pictures (24) and various independent companies (15) produced 207 serials between 1929 and 1956 and Alan G. Barbour in this engrossing, all-embracing and profusely illustrated history of the genre covers almost all of them.It all began with Mascot Pictures' 'King of the Kongo', star Walter Miller, and Universal Pictures' 'Ace of Scotland Yard', star Crauford Kent, both silent and part-talkie s [...]

    2. Barbour's book (probably not the definitive on the subject of the classic movie serials) is an outstanding reference compendium and source guide for cinema's golden age. The edition clearly outlines an entire host of serials that appeared on the silver screen during the motion picture business's infancy, and the author even goes to great length (where the information is available) to credit the serials various inspirations throughout the ensuing years. Additionally (a great pleasure for this mov [...]

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