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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.more
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


Bryant Washburn
as Harry Carlyle
Leyland Hodgson
as Major Rawley
Frank Coghlan Jr.
as Billy Batson
Tetsu Komai
as Chan Lai
Kenne Duncan
as Barnett
Robert Strange
as John Malcolm
Reed Hadley
as Rahman Bear
Tom Tyler
as Captain Marvel
Peter George Lynn
as Dwight Fisher
George Pembroke
as Dr. Stephen Lang
John Davidson
as Tal Chotali
Louise Currie
as Betty Wallace
Harry Worth
as Prof. Bentley
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Critic Reviews for The Adventures of Captain Marvel

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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