Essays on Cliffhangers
About the Book
This collection of essays (first published in Big Reel) lovingly recalls the glory days of the movie serial. The primary focus is on the fans of the serials—what they thought of them in their heyday, what they think of them now, and why these episodic tales are still so popular. Preceding each article is a brief commentary about the essay explaining why the topic was chosen and the reader response it evoked when first published.
About the Author(s)
William C. Cline
Foreword by Frank Coghlan, Jr.
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: 112 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2000 
Book Reviews & Awards
- “Lovingly recalls the glory days of the movie serial”—Westerns and Serials
- “Fun to read, a delightful skirmish over the hills and roughs of serialdom”—Nostalgia Westerns
- “Cover[s] all aspects of serial production. A good book”—Wrangler’s Roost
- “Nostalgic essays on cinema serials”—Interzone.