Schedule note and cool Wonder Woman short film

Things are very hectic and I’ll have to finish the Saturday Silent post tomorrow.

It does give me a chance to share a short film I came across in a Cracked articleWonder Woman, by Rainfall Films – and to ask a thought-provoking question.

First, the film:
 


 
Now the question: Would there ever have been a Wonder Woman, Black Widow, or any other female action star today if the silent era had never given us The Perils of Pauline, The Exploits of Elaine or The Hazards of Helen?

Meet Helen, my favorite of the trio. She did all her own stunts, and they filmed this in the real world:
 


 
Much much more is coming up tomorrow afternoon!

As always, thank you very much for your interest.



Categories: movies, Random thoughts, Silent movies

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