Antedating of "Cliffhanger"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Mar 8 03:03:09 UTC 2013

cliffhanger (OED 1937)

1931 _Variety_ 16 June  Neither John Mack Brown or John Wayne, announced for Universal's serial, "Battling with Buffalo Bill" will be in the cliff hanger.

Fred Shapiro


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