Thursday, June 12, 2014

Pauline Pulls People -- She's a Gold Mine -- June 12, 2014

The Perils of Pauline was a big hit in 1914.  The 20 chapter serial was not the first movie serial, but it was one of the big ones.  It starred Pearl White, the first serial queen.  The Eclectic Film Company distributed Pathé movies in the United States. 

The film exists only in a mutilated form, based on a copy exported to France.  The subtitles has been translated into French, then translated back into English. 

The ad is from the 20-June-1914 Moving Picture World.  Click on the images to see a larger version.

On the other side of the page is an Eclectic ad for the movie about the 1913-1914 Giants-White Sox world tour which I recently wrote about:

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