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This category is for links to specific movie serials and sites with general information on the Serial genre or film style.Serials were short adventure films that continued over several chapters or episodes in order to entice the audience back to the theater the next week. The serials came to be known as "cliffhangers" because the hero or heroine would face inescapable peril at the end of each episode only to be miraculously rescued at the beginning of the next one. This genre of film style started in the silent movie era, with the classic serials produced in the 1930s and 40s and ending in the 1950s.

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  • Todd Gault's Serial Experience - Introduces a new generation of hobbyists to serial genres collecting. Photo genres gallery, reviews and biographies.
  • Cliffhangers - In its purest form, the serial belongs to another era. genres Extensive article with photos and animated GIFs.
  • Greatest Serial Films - Looks at the genre from "The Perils of genres Pauline" up genres through the 1950s.
  • The Serial Squadron - Fan club of cliffhangers, with message boards devoted to specific serials serials.
  • Silent and Sound Cliffhanger Serials - General genre information and comprehensive listings of movies serials categorized by year, studio and alphabetically.
  • Cliffhanger Corner - Detailed synopsis of each chapter of The Masked movies Marvel, with numerous of photos.
  • My Childhood Hero - A look at the Republic Pictures character Commando Cody, from serials "The King of the Rocketmen" to "Sky Marshall of the serials Universe".

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