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Serial film stars : a biographical dictionary, 1912-1956

Author: Buck Rainey
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pearl White, William Duncan, William Desmond, Ben Wilson, Walter Miller, Francis Ford, Charles Hutchinson, Jack Dougherty, and Eddie Polo are just a few of the stars to start up a whirlwind of enthusiasm among serial devotees. They offered a thrill-a-minute world of ridiculous plots, weird disguises, hair-raising escapes, hidden treasures, diabolic scientific devices, wild animals, depraved men, runaway trains, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rainey, Buck.
Serial film stars.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005
(OCoLC)607212811
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Buck Rainey
ISBN: 0786420103 9780786420100
OCLC Number: 56615643
Description: xii, 851 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Art Acord --
Jane Adams --
Kathryn Adams --
Ted Adams --
Frank Albertson --
Kay Aldridge --
Ben Alexander --
Richard (Dick) Alexander --
Kirk Alyn --
Ramsay Ames --
Claire Anderson --
Lona Andre --
Stanley Andrews --
Armida --
Robert Armstrong --
Jean Arthur --
Gertrude Astor --
Hooper Atchley --
Lionel Atwill --
Mischa Auer --
Vivian Austin (Coe) --
Gene Autry --
King Baggot --
Leah Baird --
William Bakewell --
Jim Bannon --
Joan Barclay --
Roy Barcroft --
Trevor Bardette --
Donald (Red) Barry --
William Barrymore --
Jeanne Bates --
Slingin' Sammy Baugh --
Clyde Beatty --
Noah Beery --
Noah Beery, Jr. --
Madge Bellamy --
Virginia Belmont --
William (Billy) Benedict --
Constance Bennett --
Carlyle Blackwell --
Monte Blue --
Stanley Blystone --
True Boardman --
Joe Bonomo --
Veda Ann Borg --
Hobart Bosworth --
William (Stage) Boyd --
Henry Brandon --
Evelyn Brent --
George Brent --
Alan (Al) Bridge --
Lloyd Bridges --
Herman Brix/Bruce Bennett --
Johnny Mack Brown --
Tom Brown --
Lucile Browne --
Frank Buck --
Billie Burke --
Francis X. Bushman --
Francis X. Bushman, Jr. --
Ralph Byrd --
Rod Cameron --
Yakima Canutt --
June Caprice --
Harry Carey --
Jean Carmen/Julia Thayer --
Leo Carrillo --
John Carroll --
Virginia Carroll --
Harry Carter --
Edward Cassidy --
Lane Chandler --
Lon Chaney, Jr. --
Marguerite Chapman --
Tom Chatterton --
George Chesebro --
Dorothy Christy --
Eduardo Ciannelli --
Ethlyne Clair --
Ellen Clancy/Janet Shaw --
Leonard Clapham/Tom London --
Mae Clarke.
Responsibility: Buck Rainey.
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Serials took the movies by storm offering a thrills-a-minute world. This comprehensive reference work highlights 446 serial performers. Each entry includes the performer's birth and death dates,  Read more...

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