Republic Serials Superheroes Volume 2 (1940-1950) Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Crime (6 x DVD)
Collection of Three Complete Republic Movie Serial Cliffhangers
Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)
Directed by: John English, William Witney.
Starring: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell.
A mad scientist named Dr. Satan plots to steal key pieces of technology to enable him to build an army of robots based on his prototype to conquer America. The only one standing in his way is Bob Wayne, who fights Satan as the enigmatic Copperhead. Mysterious Doctor Satan is a 1940 film serial named after its chief villain. Doctor Satan’s main opponent is the masked mystery man, “The Copperhead”, whose secret identity is Bob Wayne, a man searching for justice and revenge on Satan for the death of his step-father. The serial charts the conflict between the two as Bob Wayne pursues Doctor Satan, while the latter completes his plans for world domination.
The Purple Monster Strikes (1945)
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon.
Starring: Dennis Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft.
A Martian invader crashes his spaceship conveniently close to the workshop of a scientist who is developing an interplanetary craft. If the extraterrestrial Purple Monster can complete the rocket ship and return to Mars, he will be able to start a full-scale invasion of Earth. Good thing Craig Foster sets out to thwart the Monster’s mission!
Flying Disc Man from Mars (1950)
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon.
Starring: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, Gregory Gaye.
Mota is a Martian representative, who has come to impose interplanetary law on the Earth (which has become too dangerous); opposing his authority is Kent Fowler, who resists the alien plot, without understanding its details.
Contained in: Transparent Plastic Wallets.
Format: Either PAL or NTSC (depending on world location), Region 0 (Multi-Region/Worldwide).