Collection of Six Complete Republic Movie Serial Cliffhangers
Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941) 12 Chapters Directed by: John English, William Witney Starring: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr, William 'Billy' Benedict Captain Marvel fights a masked criminal mastermind called the Scorpion, who is determined to gain control of an ancient weapon. It is made in the form of a large metallic scorpion with adjustable legs, tail, and removable lenses that must be properly aligned in order to activate its powerful ray.
Spy Smasher (1942) 12 Chapters Directed by: William Witney Starring: Kane Richmond, Marguerite Chapman Kane Richmond stars as Alan Armstrong, aka the Spy Smasher, in what's considered by many to be the greatest movie serial ever made. The Spy Smasher battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America. This serial is set during World War II and pits our hero against Nazi Terrorist & Saboteurs. It includes the best action sequences ever filmed in a serial.
Captain America (1944) 15 Chapters Directed by: Elmer Clifton, John English Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of arch-villain The Scarab (museum curator Dr. Cyrus Maldor), who poisons his enemies and attempts to acquire the "Dynamic Vibrator" and "Electronic Firebolt" devices in order to use them as super-weapons.
Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940) 15 Chapters 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) 15 Chapters 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) 12 Chapters 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: Two Standard Sized 6-Way DVD Cases.
Format: Either PAL or NTSC (depending on world location), Region 0 (Multi-Region/Worldwide).