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.Essays on Cliffhangers William C. Cline. great fictional detective on the screen, it was disarming to ... One of the most memorable days of my life was spent on a slow Monday in January, 1949. George aquot;Gabbyaquot; Hayes was booked for a one- dayanbsp;...
|Author||:||William C. Cline|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2000-01-01|