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Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere Serial Cliffhanger

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Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere

Captain Video Chapter 1: Journey into Space

Captain Video Chapter 2: Menace of Atoma

Captain Video Chapter 3: Captain Video's Peril

Captain Video Chapter 4: Entombed in Ice

Captain Video Chapter 5: Flames of Atoma

Captain Video Chapter 6: Astray in the Stratosphere

Captain Video Chapter 7: Blasted by the Atomic Eye

Captain Video Chapter 8: Invisible Menace

Captain Video Chapter 9: Video Springs a Trap

Captain Video Chapter 10: Menace of the Mystery Metal

Captain Video Chapter 11: Weapon of Destruction

Captain Video Chapter 12: Robot Rocket

Captain Video Chapter 13: Mystery of Station X

Captain Video Chapter 14: Vengeance of Vultura

Captain Video Chapter 15: Video vs. Vultura


Captain Video Serial Cliffhanger Description

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 first and last film serial ever based on a television program, Captain Video and His Video Rangers.

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. Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere was very successful when first released to theaters, and kept playing long after other serials had been retired to the vaults. It is one of only two serials that Columbia reissued three times (in 1958, 1960, and 1963).

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This film, produced on 27 December 1951 fell into the public domain on 1 January 1970.

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