Quick Look: Movies for Adventurous contains three vintage movie serials:
- The Perils of Pauline: A 9-chapter series from 1914 about a young girl who is left a large sum of money from her wealthy uncle. "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."*
- Rin Tin Tin - The Lightning Warrior - A 12-chapter serial from 1931 about a "Wolf Man" who is terrorizing the settlers of the Kern River Valley. The situation is eventually solved with the help of Rinty and his friend Jimmy Carter.
- Rin Tin Tin- The Lone Defender - A 12-part serial from 1930 about "a prospector who is murdered by "The Cactus Kid" and his gang who hope to find the murdered man's goldmine. The miner's dog, Rin-Tin-Tin, recognizes the killers, who thereafter seek to use the dog to locate the lost mine. With the help of a government agent and a young girl, Rinty saves the mine and brings the bad guys to justice."*
* Serial descriptions courtesy of IMDb.
-- Information is current as of February 27, 2019
Roku Channel Store Description: The Rin-Tin-Tin theme is presented by 2 serials, The Lightning Warrior and The Lone Defender, 12 chapters each. The first narrates a story of a mysterious villain – Wolf Man – who gives the settlers of the Kern River valley the hard times. With Rinty’s help, Jimmy Carter manages to lay bare the bad guy. The second serial is about a goldmine, whose owner was killed by The Cactus Kid and his gang. Rin Tin Tin, the murdered man’s dog, is sought after by the bandits who think he could take them to the mine. Assisted by a young girl and a government agent, Rinty the dog saves the mine from wreckers.
Last but not least, “Movies for Adventurous” can offer you 9 episodes of The Perils of Pauline, 1914. A young girl inherits a fortune after her uncle’s death. However, Pauline is unable to come into possession of her money before she is married.
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