Publicity photo of Pearl White the most famous silent serial film actress of 1916 from Cosmo Sept 1917. She starred in serial "The Perils of Pauline" where she played an adventurous damsel and did some of her own stunts. She injured her spine doing a stunt. When feature films became more popular than serials in the 20s, her career declined and she moved to France. She took drugs & alcohol for her past painful injury and she died of cirrhosis aged 47.