Panther girl of the kongo mixes several stock serial plots including the land grab, exotic location, jungle girl and mad scientist. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. That would be a great followup, as would the masked marvel, any of the four d. The character has appeared in two universal serials. Masked marvel goalie helmets its your head you decide. Classic cliffhanger movie serials the masked marvel 12 chapters 1943 the masked marvel plot in it the masked marvel, a hero dressed in a business suit and a face mask fights the japanese saboteur sakima and his espionage organization. Are the netflix marvel tv series getting bluray releases. But crane is in reality in league with sakima, and in the first episode he has hamilton murdered. Captain marvel fights a masked criminal mastermind called the scorpion, who is determined to gain control of an ancient weapon. What happened to spy smasher, daredevils of the red circle, the masked marvel, etc. Adventures of captain marvel republic serial to be released.
Adventures of captain marvel is a 1941 american 12chapter blackandwhite movie serial from republic pictures, produced by hiram s. Adventures of captain marvel 12 chapter serial bluray. Upcoming dvd and blu ray projects will include the galloping ghost, the house of hate upgrade, the fighting devil dogs, bruce gentry, brenda starr reporter upgraded, the zorro serial collection with ghost of zorro on blu ray, the asked marvel, the king of the kongo, son of geronimo, last of the mohican, adventures of tarzan from 35mm and. Masked serial killer terrorizes amusement park in hell. These dvds vary between good and poor quality, depending on their source. In it the masked marvel, a hero dressed in a business suit and a face mask fights the japanese saboteur sakima and his espionage organization. Adventures of captain marvel republic serial to be. Get hell fest dvd and bluray release date, trailer, movie poster and movie stats. The episode first season of the actionpacked comicbook drama streets on november 8th. The masked marvel is one of four men bob barton, frank jeffers, terry morton and jim arnold. It was republics thirtyfirst serial, of the sixtysix they produced.
The hook of the story is that, in a reversal of the common serial masked mystery villain stock character, the audience doesnt know who the hero is until the final reel. Previously available on dvd from 20th century fox home entertainment, both individually and in the fox horror classics vol. Adventures of captain marvel republic serial to be released on bluray. Hollywoods first superhero is back leonard maltins. Serial buffs agree that adventures of captain marvel 1941 is one of, if not the best chapter play of the talkie era, and kino lorber, in conjunction with licensor paramount, has pulled all the stops for their new blu ray release. The problem is that its main hero as well as his possible alter egos are mere plot devices. Amazing stuntfest filmed at the peak of the studios career.
The masked marvel 1943 republic movie serial on 2 dvds in case. The adventures of captain marvel serial 1941 12 chapters. A mysterious detective called the masked marvel battles japanese saboteurs intent on blowing up america. The complete first season, starring charlie cox, deborah ann woll, elden henson, vincent donofrio and rosario dawson. Hulk 2003 bruce banner gamma radiation scene hd marvel. There is the unmasking scene at the end where david bacon takes off the mask, the only time that the masked marvel is played by bacon. Directed by spencer gordon bennet produced by william j. Not only has the threeandahalfhour serial been remastered in 4k from the paramount pictures archives, supplements include a cleverly conceived audio commentary. The masked marvel cliffhanger serial 12 chapters 2 dvds for. Marcel varnel and william cameron menzies kino lorber. Sep 07, 2017 two recently released blu ray sets marvel s daredevil. I had a great time revisiting all 12 chapters on the beautiful new 4k scan bluray from kino lorber and listening to commentary tracks by a variety of contributors.
Much of the enjoyment in watching a serial is paying attention to the detail, or lack thereof, and catching the irregularities one would not be able to catch if they were nine or typically would not find in a higher budget film. The one draw back, the stuntman tom steele who doubles as the masked marvel, is never given credit, even doubling the main lead appearing in chapter one as a henchman, plus doubling other cast members. The masked marvel 1943 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Telling of a secretive hooded gang, who are raping and pillaging their way around the chinese countryside, masked avengers picks up a lightning fast pace and offers some of cheh. Adventures of captain marvel is presented as 1080pavcencoded mpeg4 video, preserving its original black and white picture with its original aspect ratio of 1. The serial squadron is creating movie serial videos. A traveling horror theme park called hell fest features a plethora of rides, mazes, and other spooky attractions offered up to those that enjoy a good fright. The complete second season offer viewers popular episodic shows based on. Wartime serial featuring original republic character played by tom steele vs. Ray, just search republic vhs serial in tv and movies at amazon. The m ystery angle is not the identity of the villain as it was in so many chapterplays but that of the marvel. The great serial with tom tyler as captain marvel facing odds with the nefarious scorpion.
The masked marvel is a action packed serial with tom steele handling all the duties of the masked marvel not too mention being an extra shot to death by the masked marvel so steele shot himself to death. This is the first time that i have ever purchased an old movie serial not vhs, not laserdisc, not. The last of the mohicans bluray featuring harry carey, also includes the silent feature version with wallace beery and related audio drama programs. Action trumps acting in the masked marvel posted on january 27, 2015 by bob bloom. The masked marvel cliffhanger serial 12 chapters 2 dvds. The masked marvel serial free download of b movies. Based on the hugely popular radio serial of the same name starring radio and movie actor and voice artist gayne whitman the masked marvel, one girls confession, which originally ran from 1931 to 1936 and was revived in 1948, broadcasting its last episode in september 1950, chandu the magician was. The green hornet is a masked fictional crime fighter, originally created by george w. The blu ray is advertised as being newly remastered from a 4k scan from paramount pictures archives. With louise currie, johnny arthur and anthony warde.
In the first episode serial, the city is faced with rising crime and increased racketeering activity. Not only has the threeandahalfhour serial been remastered in 4k from the paramount pictures archives. Two recently released bluray sets marvels daredevil. This contraption, in the shape of a giant scorpion, features a series of lenses which. In part 1, witnesses described bacon driving erratically on washington boulevard, then crashing into a bean field, where he died of a deep stab wound. The state tournament was in just its second year, but already it had captured the attention of hockey fans throughout minnesota. The masked marvel is an enigma while the four wooden insurance investigators seem to only exist to provide a guessing game for the audience. Daring masked crusader safeguards america against wartime enemies. It used a lot of stock footage from the 1941 republic serial jungle girl. Upcoming dvd and bluray projects will include the galloping ghost, the house of hate upgrade, the fighting devil dogs, bruce gentry, brenda starr reporter upgraded, the zorro serial collection with ghost of zorro on bluray, the asked marvel, the king of the kongo, son of geronimo, last of the mohican, adventures of tarzan from 35mm and. During world war ii, a masked crimefighter hunts down secret agents and saboteurs in this edited version of the masked marvel serial. The m ystery angle is not the identity of the villain as it was in. Having watched sunset in the west last night april 30, i can see the similarity in the action and the fight scenes from daredevils of the red circle.
Kane richmond stars as the spy smasher, a masked avenger with no. Trendle for an american radio program in the 1930s. William forrest, louise currie, johnny arthur, rod bacon. Mar 20, 2012 the masked marvel is a action packed serial with tom steele handling all the duties of the masked marvel not too mention being an extra shot to death by the masked marvel so steele shot himself to death. This is not hd quality and may not look that great on your large flat screen tv. That is why the masked marvel 1943, republic pictures is one of my favorite serials. Bacon, who appeared in republics masked marvel serial. Panther girl of the kongo is a 1955 republic movie serial. The masked marvel bears a fair amount of resemblance to the earlier republic serial daredevils of the red circle from 1939 in several ways.
This was the penultimate sixtyfifth of sixtysix serial produced by republic. Daredevils of the red circle 1939 bluray available. With blood spilled, victims tormented and fists of fury flying in all directions, it. The adventures of captain marvel is the story of the malcolm archaeological expedition which unearths a hidden tomb containing a powerful ancient relic the golden scorpion. Understand that these serial movies were produced in the 1930s, 1940s and.
The serial squadron cliffhanger movie serial archive. Most of the republic vhs serials came out in the 80s but another batch was released in the late 90s. Adventures of captain marvel was the 21st of 66 film serials produced by republic and their first comic book character adaptation not counting comic strips. Adventures of captain marvel is often called the best serial ever made. In 2017, adventures of captain marvel became the first serial to be released on bluray. Dec 07, 2016 directed by william witney and john english starring tom tyler, frank coghlin, jr. No one watches an old movie serial for the acting, nor for the plot. Dec 28, 2016 adventures of captain marvel republic serial to be released on bluray. This is one of the most action packed serials ever produced. Long before any version of superman would ever hit the big screen, the caped and highflying exploits of captain marvel flew into theaters in 1941 as a movie serial which now. Quality and attention to detail in every mask at a price you can afford. This 12 chapter, 1943 republic serial has our hero, the masked marvel, tracking down a japanese envoy.
Serial buffs agree that adventures of captain marvel 1941 is one of, if not the best chapter play of the talkie era, and kino lorber, in conjunction with licensor paramount, has pulled all the stops for their new bluray release. The murdered mans daughter, alice, joins the masked marvel and his three aides in a campaign to expose and apprehend sakima. Read the the phantom rider serial movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. Louise currie and anthony warde in the masked marvel 1943 louise currie in the masked marvel. The masked marvel certainly delivers but for me it has a hollow core. The complete second season and dcs legends of tomorrow. Intrepid newspaper editor, britt reid gordon jones becomes the crime fighter the.
This 12 chapter republic serial was first released to theatres in 1943. Hell fest starring amy forsyth, reign edwards, bex taylorklaus, and tony todd hits digital in december and bluraydvd this january. Most people think that composer maurice jarres career began with lawrence of arabia but his music for franju is just as distinctive and beautiful. In it the masked marvel, a hero dressed in a business suit and a face mask fights the japanese saboteur sakima and his. Masked serial killer terrorizes amusement park in hell fest trailer. The masked marvel 1943 is a 12chapter film serial created by republic pictures, who produced many of the best known of the serials. Oct 16, 20 in case you just tuned in, we are looking at the unsolved sept, 12, 1943, killing of actor david g. A secret diary kept in code, coded annotations in his address book and most of all a secret hideaway about a mile from his home. The one draw back, the stuntman tom steele who doubles as the masked marvel, is never given credit, even doubling the main lead appearing in chapter one as a. Details about the masked marvel cliffhanger serial 12 chapters 2 dvds. His trainer spoke positively of the colt, saying that, he stays well and i like the way he quickened. The serial featured the fawcett comics superhero, placed within an original screen story. Meticulously designed and built to provide superior fit, feel and protection.
The masked marvel classic cliffhanger movie serial dvd william. Masked marvel then moved into classic contention by beating namibian by three lengths in the cocked hat stakes, after which he was offered at 331 for the derby. In the masked marvel, a hero dressed in a business suit and a. Daredevils of the red circle 1939complete serial bluray. If you enjoy nonstop action, this is the serial for you. Marvel and walt disney home entertainment have announced the blu ray release of daredevil. The invisible monsterflying disc man from marsmy question is. Adventures of captain marvel manufactured on demand on tcm. The ancient wizard shazam gives young radio operator billy batson frank coghlan, jr. Adventures of captain marvel manufactured on demand on. Sports writers in the twin cities papers took to calling bjorkman masked marvel when he arrived at the 1946 state tournament as roseaus electrifying scoring star. Shop hell fest includes digital copy bluraydvd 2018 at best buy. This 12chapter world war ii serial pits the mysterious masked marvel against the nefarious japanese agent, sakima. The hook of the story is that, in a reversal of the common serial masked.
The worldwide insurance company, headed by warren hamilton howard hickman and martin crane william forrest, hires the masked marvel and his team of four investigators to get to the bottom of these dastardly plots. Criterions sparkling bluray has beautiful original french audio with an uncompressed monaural soundtrack. Kino lorber offers superhero fans and film historians a real treat with their bluray release of adventures of captain marvel, a theatrical adaptation of one of the most popular comic book characters in the world. Adventures of captain marvel is a 1941 twelvechapter film serial directed by john english and william witney for republic pictures, adapted from. Jan 27, 2014 it appears that olive films has slated two post1948 serials to their release schedule for 2014, they are. Apr 27, 2014 adventures of captain marvel is a 1941 twelvechapter film serial directed by john english and william witney for republic pictures, adapted from the popular captain marvel comic book character. The last of the mohicans blu ray featuring harry carey, also includes the silent feature version with wallace beery and related audio drama programs. Although benefitting from the zorro trademark, the title character of this western serial is not the direct offspring of the legendary hero, but rather a distant relative assuming the role of masked avenger in order to prevent a corrupt politician from taking over the territory. The masked marvel classic cliffhanger movie serial dvd.1104 1088 898 1554 516 1087 1010 1175 265 966 1335 1042 834 1011 1442 273 1299 1082 1314 665 55 1159 295 590 1006 396 1335 652 390 768 1224 88 78 1430 689 82 1190 1063 79 1482 416 338 198 283 97