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The Perils of Pauline (1914)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 23 March 1914 (USA)
Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take ... See full summary »

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Charles W. Goddard (screenplay), Basil Dickey (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pearl White ... Pauline Marvin
Crane Wilbur ... Harry Marvin
Paul Panzer ... Raymond Owen - aka Koerner (re-release)
Edward José Edward José ... Sanford Marvin - Pauline's Father
Francis Carlyle ... Hicks - Owen's Henchman
Clifford Bruce ... Gypsy Leader
Donald MacKenzie ... Blinky Bill - the Pirate
Jack Standing ... Ensign Summers
Eleanor Woodruff ... Lucille Sampson / Mlle. de Leongeon [Ch. 18]
Leroy Baker Leroy Baker
Louise Du Pre
Oscar Nye Oscar Nye
Sam J. Ryan ... Baskinelli (as Sam Ryan)
Louis J. Gasnier ... Louis J. Gasnier [Ch. 9]
Joe Cuny Joe Cuny
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Storyline

Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take possession of her inheritance. Meanwhile, her "guardian" and his confederates constantly come up with schemes to get rid of Pauline so that he can get his hands on the money himself. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The Eclectic Film Company's Great $25,000 Prize Photo-Play


Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perils of Pauline See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Pathé Frères See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Unlike other serials of the time, this one was not released with separate titles for each episode. See more »

Goofs

The present distributors of the DVD (Grapevine Video) have created new title credits for each episode, in which they state it was produced by the Eclectic Film Company. Actually, it was produced by the American branch of Pathe Freres, and was distributed (not produced) by Eclectic who handled the USA distribution of Pathe product at that time. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original 20 chapter 1914 US theatrical version was edited down and rearranged into a 9 chapter version and released in Europe in 1916. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Head (1968) See more »

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Not real action
23 September 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

We can not truthfully say that this Pauline series is holding up very well. It started off finely, but is poor this week. This number carries the action on without getting it, in any true sense, along any. Rough incidents, in which the players are or seem to be in great peril, are not real action; they are film users and need to be a hit better done than in this two-reel offering to be thrilling. The photography is poor. - The Moving Picture World, June 13, 1914


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