Exploits of Elaine

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Lot 1090
Exploits of Elaine

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Exploits of Elaine
Pathé Exchange, 1915. U.S. one sheet poster, 13th episode, entitled, "The Devil Worshippers," linen-backed. Actress Pearl White stars as a young woman in pursuit of her father's killer. Interestingly, the Elaine serial was the first to feature a villain, in this case known as "The Clutching Hand," a concept which was prominent in almost every serial going forward. White was known as "The Queen of the Serials," and unlike the typical silent film starlet, she did her own stunts and enlivened her character with bravery and assertiveness.
28.25 x 40.5 in.
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