The Lost Serial Collection Featuring Pearl White, Ruth Roland, Eddie Polo, Herbert Rawlinson, and many more
This special edition features clips, short sequences and even some full-length chapters from 35 extremely rare serials that may be lost forever, except for what you can see here, presented in chronological order.
Complete chapters are included of THE IRON CLAW featuring Pearl White and THE FLAME FIGHTER starring Herbert Rawlinson.
ZUDORA, THE HAZARDS OF HELEN, CAPTAIN KIDD, HAUNTED VALLEY, THE LIGHTNING RAIDER and others are represented by extended action scenes or condensed chapters
Extended scenes from a couple of rare but not completely lost serials, A WOMAN IN GREY and OFFICER 444 in sharp new transfers.
Trailers for ultra-rare titles THE SCARLET ARROW, A FINAL RECKONING, WHISPERING SMITH RIDES and KING OF THE JUNGLE are also included
All the included scenes and chapters are presented as they might have been originally shown, each with a new opening title and music, and no intrusive narration or explanations.
Stills and posters from some of the serials are also included. This is a collection no serial historian or collector can live without. The complete list of serial titles and running times are listed below. A great value -- a massive amount of serial history all in one set!
The Wharton Serials Collection Featuring Grace Darling, Harry Fox, Jean Sothern, Howard Estabrook, Pearl White, Lionel Barrymore, Irene Castle, Milton Sills, Olive Thomas, Mike Rale, Oliver Hardy, and Warner Oland
All the surviving serials shot in Ithaca, New York by the Wharton Studio, 1915-1916, restored and scored by Eric Stedman, missing episodes reconstructed, upgraded from previous edition with new content & upgraded/more complete credits by Eric Stedman and historical consultant Terry Harbin
Beatrice Fairfax (14 complete episodes, mini-documentary about Beatrice Fairfax, cast curtain call) 6 hours 44 minutes Patria (About 5 episodes, tells complete story, slideshow/memorabilia) Abt. 60 minutes The Mysteries of Myra (Intro & summary of Episodes 1-6, Episode 12 and 15 with original footage & reconstruction) 56 minutes The Romance of Elaine (1 Episode with documentary info about Wharton studio, summary of the whole Exploits of Elaine series) The Eagle's Eye Slideshow of lost serial New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford (2 episodes)
The Best of SerialFest DVD Magazine Serial Rarities from the Squadron Vault
Contains serial and series film content previously released in the Serialfest DVD Magazine and unreleased pilot programs.
THE LIBERTY BOYS: "The Blue Riders" (1920s) 20:57
EL COYOTE Unaired TV pilot Muriel Davis (c. 1955) 26:32
THE LEATHER PUSHERS Round 2 Reginald Denny 18:43
PIRATE TREASUREChapter 1 Richard Talmadge 18:54
THE MISSION OF MR. FOO (Edison, 1915) 11:17
NICK CARTER, DETECTIVE: "A Cry at Midnight" 21:34
The CAPTAIN MARVEL CHRONOLOGY 10:07 THE VOICE FROM THE SKY Ch. 1 (audio): "Doomed" 10:55 BUSTER CRABBE POOLS Infomercial 9:50 THE ROAD TO BERLIN with Ralph Byrd 5:53 DRISTAN COMMERCIAL with Kirk Alyn 1:02 LONE RANGER Home movie cartoon 2:40 ADVENTURES OF THE SCARLET CLOAK pilot 30:50 THE PHANTOM PIRATE Radio pilot 27:25
Standard definition dual-layer (double-length) DVD, sound and silent, black and white and color-toned 14 Chapters & Shorts; 3 hours 36 minutes