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The Perils of Pauline (1947) was a Silent Films - Biographical Film directed by George Marshall and produced by Sol C. Siegel.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Frank LoesserNominated
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The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 6, 2017 From The Stop Button

What remains of The Perils of Pauline is not The Perils of Pauline. This European version is a condensation of the actual serial. The nine chapter European version is about half the original length of the serial. And it?s also not a good translation. English to French to English again. So the Europe... Read full article


The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version, Chapter 9: The Floating Coffin

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 5, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Floating Coffin starts as most Perils of Pauline chapters start. Villain Paul Panzer is loitering around lovebirds Pearl White and Crane Wilbur, trying to figure out a way to off White. This time they?re yachting and White wants to go off on her own in a motorboat. Unlike every other chapter of ... Read full article


The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version, Chapter 8: The Serpent in the Flowers

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 4, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Serpent in the Flowers only refers to one of the many things in this penultimate chapter of The Perils of Pauline. It comes towards the middle, after Paul Panzer has hired gypsy Clifford Bruce to again do away with Pearl White. Panzer senses he’s running out of time to kill White (accordin... Read full article


The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version, Chapter 7: The Tragic Plunge

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 3, 2017 From The Stop Button

This chapter involves the world of international espionage, with leads Pearl White, Crane Wilbur, and Paul Panzer meeting a submarine designer (Jack Standing) who offers White a tour of his latest boat. Conveniently, Standing?s (unfortunately uncredited) fianc?e is a foreign agent out to steal his l... Read full article


The Perils of Pauline (1914, Louis J. Gasnier and Donald MacKenzie), the European version, Chapter 6: The Shattered Plane

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 2, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Shattered Plane title to this chapter kind of gives things away. Is there going to be a shattering of a plane? Has it already shattered? Villain Paul Panzer talks his ward, Pearl White, into going out to the airfield and trying to get aboard a plane. There’s going to be a race. White loves... Read full article


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Many actors who were in Pearl White's movies had roles in this film: Paul Panzer played the villain in the original serial, The Perils of Pauline; Creighton Hale was the hero in White's serial The Exploits of Elaine; William Farnum came out of retirement to play himself, appearing in the same costume he wore in Riders of the Purple Sage. In addition, Louis J. Gasnier, who directed the original film (The Perils of Pauline), was a technical advisor on this film.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package; as it turned out, the copyright was apparently not renewed, the film fell into public domain, and is now handled by a multitude of distributors.
The balloon in the balloon sequence was shipped from Goodyear in Akron, Ohio. It was handled by Navy balloonist Lieutennant J.J. Leonard, and was equipped with an automatic camera to avoid the weight of a cameraman.
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