July 7th, 2012

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There's a man who lives a life of danger

The Perils Of Pauline was maybe the iconic cliffhanger serial of the silent era. It's believed lost now, at least in its whole. Nine abridged chapters still exist. But in 1933 Universal Studios figured, why not make a new serial and see what happens?

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Trivia: Joseph-Marie Jacquard was born 7 July 1752 in the Lyons parish of St Nizier. Source: Jacquard's Web: How A Hand-Loom Led To The Birth Of The Information Age, James Essinger.

Currently Reading: Today and Tomorrow And ..., Isaac Asimov.