*"*The Secret Files of Captain Video" was a spin-off series of "Captain Video and His Video Rangers" that ran from September 5, 1953 to May 29, 1954 on alternate Saturdays with Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. It was a half-hour science-fiction anthology that aired live each Saturday morning. Captain Video (Al Hodge) was the catalyst that brought science-fiction and reality together in a creative showcase for dramatization of the works of well known authors. Strong character development and adult themes, a hallmark of the two Captain Video series, kept a positive look of quality within the storyline threads.
Runtime: 30 minutes
The Secret Files of Captain Video - Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere - Netflix
Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere is a 15-chapter serial released by Columbia Pictures in 1951. It was directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Wallace A. Grissel with a screenplay by Royal G. Cole, Sherman I. Lowe and Joseph F. Poland, based on a treatment by George H. Plympton. The serial is unique for several reasons--- in particular, it is the only film serial ever based on a television program, Captain Video and His Video Rangers.
The Secret Files of Captain Video - Plot - Netflix
Judd Holdren, in what was only his second starring screen role, plays Captain Video, the leader of a group of crime-fighters known as the Video Rangers. He faces an interplanetary menace, as the evil dictator of the planet Atoma, Vultura (Gene Roth) and his lackey, the traitorous earth scientist Dr. Tobor (George Eldredge) are planning to conquer the earth.
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