Film serials

Posted Nov 4, 2009
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  1. The Last Frontier

    The Last Frontier (1932)


    The Last Frontier is an American Pre-Code 12-chapter serial, distributed by RKO Radio Pictures in 1932. The serial starred Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Zorro-esque hero The Black Ghost. Dorothy Gulliver was the leading female star. The total running time of the serial is 213 minutes.

  2. Tarzan the Fearless

    Tarzan the Fearless (1933)


    Tarzan the Fearless (1933) is a 12 chapter American Pre-Code film serial starring Buster Crabbe in his only appearance as Tarzan. It was also released as a 71-minute feature film which consisted of the first four chapters of the serial version. Actress Jacqueline Wells co-starred; she later changed her name to Julie Bishop. The serial was produced by Sol Lesser, written by Basil Dickey, George Plympton and Walter Anthony (based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs), and directed by Robert F. Hill. The film was released in both formats on August 11, 1933.

  3. Les vampires

    Les vampires (1915)


    Les Vampires is a 1915–16 French silent crime serial film written and directed by Louis Feuillade. Set in Paris, it stars Édouard Mathé, Musidora and Marcel Lévesque. The main characters are a journalist and his friend who become involved in trying to uncover and stop a bizarre underground Apache gang, known as The Vampires (who are not the mythological beings their name suggests). The serial consists of ten episodes, which vary greatly in length. Being roughly 7 hours long, it is considered one of the longest films ever made. It was produced and distributed by Feuillade's company Gaumont. Due to its stylistic similarities with Feuillade's other crime serials Fantômas and Judex, the three are often considered a trilogy.

  4. The Return of Chandu

    The Return of Chandu (1934)


    The Return of Chandu is a 1934 American fantasy film serial in 12 episodes based on the radio series Chandu the Magician. It was directed by Ray Taylor and starred Béla Lugosi as Frank Chandler (aka Chandu the Magician). In 1935, the serial was edited down from 208 minutes to two 65 minute features, and was released as The Return of Chandu and Chandu on the Magic Island. Lugosi had played the main villain in the previous film adaptation (Chandu the Magician.) This serial marked one of the few times that Lugosi didn't play a evil character.

  5. The New Adventures of Tarzan

    The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)


    The New Adventures of Tarzan is a 1935 American film serial in 12 chapters starring Herman Brix. The serial is a more authentic version of the character than most other adaptations, with Tarzan as a cultured and well educated gentleman as in the original Edgar Rice Burroughs novels. It was filmed during the same period as the Johnny Weissmuller/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Tarzan films. Film exhibitors had the choice of selecting the serial or the episodes edited into two separate films, The New Adventures of Tarzan and Tarzan and the Green Goddess.

  6. Shadow of Chinatown

    Shadow of Chinatown (1936)


    Shadow of Chinatown is both a film serial and a feature film edited from the serial made by Sam Katzman's Victory Pictures.

  7. Nick Carter, le roi des détectives - Épisode 1: Guêt-apens

    Nick Carter, le roi des détectives - Épisode 1: Guêt-apens (1908)


    Nick Carter, le roi des détectives (1908) is a French silent serial film based on the popular American novels featuring the master-detective Nick Carter. It was directed by Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset for the Éclair company. It was released in six episodes, each of which told a complete story, but their release was timed at approximately fortnightly intervals to create a sense of continuity with the audience. The stories were set in Paris.

  8. Queen of the Jungle

    Queen of the Jungle (1935)


    Queen of the Jungle (1935) is an independent film serial produced by Herman Wohl and released theatrically by Screen Attractions.

  9. Fantômas - À l'ombre de la guillotine

    Fantômas - À l'ombre de la guillotine (1913)


    Fantômas is a French silent crime film serial directed by Louis Feuillade, based on the novel of the same name. The five episodes, initially released throughout 1913-14, were restored under the direction of Jacques Champreaux and released in this new form in 2006.

  10. Judex

    Judex (1916)


    Judex is the title of a 1916 silent French film serial concerning the adventures of Judex, who is a pulp hero, similar to The Shadow, created by Louis Feuillade and Arthur Bernède.

  11. Custer's Last Stand

    Custer's Last Stand (1936)


    Custer's Last Stand is a 1936 American film serial based on the historical Custer's Last Stand at the Little Bighorn River. It was produced by the Poverty Row studio Stage & Screen Productions, which went bust shortly afterwards as a victim of the Great Depression. This serial stars many famous and popular B-Western actors as well as silent serial star Helen Gibson.

  12. Tih Minh

    Tih Minh (1918)


    Tih Minh is a 1918 French film serial directed by Louis Feuillade.

  13. The Crimson Stain Mystery

    The Crimson Stain Mystery (1916)


    The Crimson Stain Mystery is a 1916 American horror film serial directed by T. Hayes Hunter.

  14. The Lost City

    The Lost City (1935)


    The Lost City is an independently made fantasy film serial produced in 1935 directed by Harry Revier.

  15. Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery

    Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery (1928)


    The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple is a Chinese silent film serial directed by Zhang Shichuan. The film is adapted from the novel The Tale of the Extraordinary Swordsman.

  16. Arsène Lupin contra Sherlock Holmes

    Arsène Lupin contra Sherlock Holmes (1910)


    Arsène Lupin contra Sherlock Holmes is a 1910 German drama film serial directed by Viggo Larsen.

  17. The Voice from the Sky

    The Voice from the Sky (1930)


    The Voice from the Sky is a 1930 science fiction film serial directed by Ben F. Wilson. The film was considered to be a lost film, but was recently rediscovered. This is the first serial film to have full sound.

  18. Parisette

    Parisette (1921)


    Parisette is a 1921 French drama film serial directed by Louis Feuillade.

  19. Stingray Sam

    Stingray Sam (2009)


    Stingray Sam is a 2009 space-western/musical serial film, directed by and starring Cory McAbee. The film premiered on January 20, 2009 at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival as part of the New Frontier program. This is Cory McAbee's latest film after he was not able to secure financing for what was to be his second feature Werewolf Hunters of the Midwest.

  20. Lord John in New York

    Lord John in New York (1915)


    Lord John in New York was a 1915 American silent mystery film directed by Edward J. Le Saint based on a story by A.M. Williamson. Starring William Garwood in the lead role. The film is now considered lost.

  21. Blake of Scotland Yard

    Blake of Scotland Yard (1937)


    Blake of Scotland Yard is a 1937 Victory Pictures American film directed by Robert F. Hill. It is a feature film edited from the film serial of the same name.

  22. Huangjiang nüxia

    Huangjiang nüxia (1930)


    The Swordswoman of Huangjiang (Chinese: 荒江女侠; also known as Huangjiang Nüxia) was a 13-film wuxia series. The only film of the series which still exists today was its first installment, Uproar At the Baolin Temple, which is the lone surviving film of Chen's silent-era oeuvre[1] as well as one of only two[2] surviving Chinese films of its kind from that period[3]. The entire series was filmed over two years[4] and includes elements of drama, comedy, and action[5][6]. It featured archetypical motifs that would become common in the wuxia films which began to appear and gain popularity more than three decades later.[7]

  23. The Codex

    The Codex (2010)


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  24. Bloodspell

    Bloodspell (2008)


    BloodSpell is a 2006 fantasy film produced by Strange Company. BloodSpell employs filming techniques known as machinima, and is the first feature-length production to use BioWare's Aurora Engine, developed for the role-playing video game Neverwinter Nights, to generate the video portion of the film. The film was serially released in short episodes under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License, which allows for redistribution, modification, and creation of fan fiction. Strange Company have asserted somewhat controversially that, as of 2006, BloodSpell, was the largest machinima production.

  25. The Small Parisian One

    The Small Parisian One (1926)

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    Le p'tit Parigot (The Small Parisian One) is a 1926 French movie serial in six parts.

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