They produced early serials, perhaps the most well-known being oThe Perils of Pauline
,o and distributed Harold Lloyd, Laurel and Hardy, and Our Gang, among others, all certainly known to movie buffs.
While waiting for him, Evie becomes the focal point of a rebellion that gets bloody, courtesy of Mother's Enforcers, while several Perils of Pauline
scenarios have her struggling to make sense of what is going on, not the least of which is the surprising twist at the end.
In the case of Pathe's 1914 American release The Perils of Pauline
, the only extant version is a greatly edited French cut which, when compared with the existing newspaper tie-ins, reveals significant differences that call into question the tie-in's status as a lesser art designed to capitalize on the release of a film, instead suggesting that tie-ins can be understood as wholly autonomous art forms in their own right, offering a more complete vision than that contained within the film.
Because what happens is it immediately becomes "The Perils of Pauline
But in 1914 what took them back to the Playhouse week after week was a serial, The Perils of Pauline
, billed as "The Eclectic Film Company's Great $25,000 Photo-Play.
This begins a series of events, reminiscent of The Perils of Pauline
, which first brings her to a French town up the Mississippi, back to New England and finally to land her in the middle of the French and Indian War.
King astutely points out that the industry had to negotiate a profound double bind that required it to be a 'big business' (where serials like The Perils of Pauline
would bring in a mass audience) while pursuing a 'goal of uplift' (118) that would sanctify cinema by recasting comic shorts as feature-length dramas.
AFrank Loesser penned it for her 1947 movie The Perils Of Pauline
Barriers to translational research: The perils of Pauline
Like the Perils of Pauline
, every week a disaster but she always comes back.
In the fantastically popular Perils of Pauline
adventure series, actress Pearl White raced horses, drove cars, and traveled around the world.
High-spirited Pauline has just finished making a film of her life, called The Perils of Pauline
, with friend and film-maker Jenny McCabe - the project being helped by Lottery funding.