Serials-Ly Speaking: Essays on Cliffhangers

Serials-Ly Speaking: Essays on Cliffhangers

by William C. Cline
     
 

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This collection of essays (first published in Big Reel) lovingly recalls the glory days of the movie serial. The primary focus is on the fans of the serials—what they thought of them in their heyday, what they think of them now, and why these episodic tales are still so popular. Preceding each article is a brief commentary about the essay explaining why the

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This collection of essays (first published in Big Reel) lovingly recalls the glory days of the movie serial. The primary focus is on the fans of the serials—what they thought of them in their heyday, what they think of them now, and why these episodic tales are still so popular. Preceding each article is a brief commentary about the essay explaining why the topic was chosen and the reader response it evoked when first published.

Editorial Reviews

Westerns and Serials
lovingly recalls the glory days of the movie serial
Nostalgia Westerns
fun to read, a delightful skirmish over the hills and roughs of serialdom
Wrangler's Roost
cover[s] all aspects of serial production. A good book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786409181
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Edition description:
ALTERNATE
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

The late William C. Cline was a widely known movie serials specialist who wrote a popular column for Big Reel. He lived in Concord, North Carolina.

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