Quick Look: Crime. Cliffhanger. Action contains three moive serials from the 1930s (descriptions are courtesy of IMDb):
- King of the Wild (1931) -A 12-chapter serial about an "American soldier-of-fortune Richard Grant is falsely accused in the murder of an Indian nobleman, he disguises himself as an Arab goes to sub Saharan Africa in search of a valuable diamond field. Along the way he meets beautiful Muriel Armitage and searches for her missing brother, Tom, supposedly murdered by the seductive femme fatale Mrs. LaSalle, who's murdered herself. An ocean liner carrying all the principals and the villainous big game hunter Harris catches fire and founders although his cargo of deadly big cats escape to the mainland. Harris is aided by Mustapha, his sinister Arab accomplice and Bimi the Ape Man, a ghastly missing link who obeys his evil master's every command."
- The Hurricane Express (1932) - A 12-chapter serial staring John Wayne playing Larry Baker who is in search of the murderer known as "The Wrecker" who killed his father.
- Last of the Mohicans (1936) - A 12-chapter serial about 2 sisters Alice and Cora Munro who "attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye."
-- Information is current as of February 198, 2019
Roku Channel Store Description: Today is the best day to throw oneself into action and catch the adventurous spirit! You can do it with reading, playing video games or watching a good-old adventure movie. We know four steep vintage serials that will surely entertain you and wash away all worries! “Crime. Cliffhanger. Action” is a web spot that can take you from your cozy couch back in time, when the world was painted black, white, and all shades of grey. This online movie channel is free-of-charge, you don’t pay for anything – all episodes are playable right off the reel.
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