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The Hazards of Helen (1914) was a Silent Films - Action Film directed by Helen Holmes and J. Gunnis Davis .

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Although many film reference books refer to this as a serial, it's more like what today would be called a series. In many of the earliest serials, each episode's story was self-contained.
Episode 26, "The Wild Engine," is one of the films in the 3-disk boxed DVD set called "More Treasures from American Film Archives (2004)", compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation from 5 American film archives. That film is preserved by the Library of Congress (from the Republic collection), has a running time of 14 minutes and an added piano score.
Based on an article in Moving Picture World, Helen Holmes is believed to have taken over direction of the episode 'Escape from the Fast Freight' after credited director J.P. McGowan was involved in an accident that landed him in the hospital. It's extremely likely that Holmes worked uncredited as a director other parts of this film series.
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