Gripping Chapters: The Sound Movie Serial

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  • 416 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Illustrated in B&W Photos
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  • Publisher: BearManor Media

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Gripping Chapters is much more than a history of the sound motion picture serial. Here you'll find all of the sources for sound movie serials, including comic strips, comic books, the pulps, novels and radio shows. There are chapters analyzing the cliffhanger endings of serial episodes, with information focusing on cheat cliffhanger endings, such as time expansion cheats, "survived through it cheats," and re-shot footage cheats, as well as a study of some of the cleverest and most exciting cliffhanger endings of all time. Other topics include serial sequels and series, the stars who appeared in serials, prolific contributors to serials, and stock footage and bloopers. Plus an appreciation of three very special serials: The Phantom Empire, Flash Gordon and Zorro's Black Whip.
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Rating 5.0 gripping chapters the sound movie serial-by ron backer Customer: from redcar, England UK. -- May, 25, 2010

as a collector of the republic and columbia picture serials,this is a book i can highly recommend, its packed with first time stories about the great stars of the 1940s, and 1950s, serials,with lots of photographs of the well known stars of these epic serials, the great, tom tyler,kirk alyn,buster crabbe, victor jory,linda stirling,lyle talbot,noel neill, carol forman, in fact all the great stars of these serials, if your a serial fanatic, then this great book is a must full of information and facts, harold richards, (redcar), united kingdom.


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  • Sales Rank: 21,339
  • ISBN: 1593935315
  • EAN: 9781593935313
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