The Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)





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This 12-episode Republic serial is based on the comic book character of the same name. Young Billy Batson is part of a scientific expedition in Siam. Billy happens upon an ancient shaman acronymically named Shazam, who rewards the boy with the ability to turn into superhero Captain Marvel.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Norman Hall, Joseph F. Poland, Ronald Davidson, Sol Shore
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On DVD: Dec 16, 2003

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as Harry Carlyle

as Major Rawley

as Howell

as Billy Batson

as Chan Lai

as Barnett

as John Malcolm

as Rahman Bear

as Captain Marvel

as Dwight Fisher

as Dr. Stephen Lang

as Tal Chotali

as Betty Wallace

as Prof. Bentley
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The cliff-hanger serial was great fun.

Full Review… | January 25, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

THE best serial ever made, a true B-movie classic.

September 26, 2005

One of the best of all classic cliffhangers.

March 1, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

August 21, 2005

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