Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
Release Date: Jan 1, 1941 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 1,639
The Adventures of Captain Marvel is a 12-episode Republic serial based on the comic book character of the same name. Young Billy Batson (Frank Coghlan Jr.) is part of a scientific expedition in a remote section of Siam. Trapped in an ancient tomb, Billy happens upon an ancient shaman acronymically named Shazam (each letter in his name stands for a famous Greek or Roman god). Because Billy has obeyed the warnings written on the sacred chamber, the old man rewards the boy with the ability to turn
Jan 1, 1941 Wide
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Frank Coghlan Jr.
Dr. Stephen Lang
Peter George Lynn
Nigel De Brulier
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THE best serial ever made, a true B-movie classic.
One of the best of all classic cliffhangers.
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