Did you know the movie term “cliffhanger” originated in Fort Lee? It came from Pearl White dangling off a cliff in the Perils of Pauline series. Those scenes were filmed in what is now called “Cliffhanger Point.” On Marth 7th & 8th and you can watch the Perils of Pauline and see the original Cliffhanger Point itself in an event organized by the Fort Lee Film Commission to honor
Pearl White’s 126th birthday. Film fans in the NY area, don’t miss this!
Cliffhanger film heroine / star Pearl White made her career filming atop Fort Lee's Cliffhanger Point. On Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8 we will celebrate the March birthday of Pearl White with a very special film screening of Chapter 2 of the 1914 Cliffhanger serial "The Perils of Pauline" followed by a birthday cake for Pearl on March 7th at 8 PM at the Fort Lee Historic Park museum / theatre. On Sunday, March 8th at 1PM there will be a hike to Cliffhanger Point!