Adventures of Captain Marvel (12 Chapter Serial) (DVD)

Directed by John English and William Witney

Release Year: 1941
Running Time: 216
UPC: 7 38329 21725 9
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Select a Format
$19.95 $11.97 (40% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Tom Tyler
Frank Coghlan Jr.
William Benedict
Louise Currie
Robert Strange
Harry Worth

Crew
Directed by William Witney and John English

Newly Re-mastered from a 4K Scan by Paramount Pictures Archives! One of the Greatest Serials of All Time! Considered by many to be the finest serial ever made, Adventures of Captain Marvel chronicles the exploits of Captain Marvel (Tom Tyler, The Phantom), the world's mightiest mortal, as he combats the Scorpion, a hooded villain intent on obtaining six optical lenses that turn ordinary stones into gold! Highlighting the serial are the fabulous flying sequences by Republic's ace special effects team, Howard Lydecker and Theodore Lydecker. Combining a wired dummy photographed against real backgrounds in natural sunlight, with spectacular take-off leaps and landings supplied by action ace David Sharpe, the final effects are still as fascinating today as they were in 1941. Adventures of Captain Marvel marked the very first time a comic book superhero's exploits were transferred to the silver screen, and the resulting 12-chapter serial has yet to be equaled in excitement and entertainment. Directed by the great team of William Witney and John English, responsible for making some of the greatest serials of all time including the legendary Daredevils of the Red Circle.


DVD Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Film Historians Jerry Beck, Chris Eberle, Shane Kelly, Boyd Magers, Leonard Maltin, Adam Murdough, Constantine Nasr, Donnie Waddell, Tom Weaver and J.D. Witney

Booklet essay by Matt Singer, editor-in-chief and film critic of ScreenCrush.com

 


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on May. 7 2021 at 4:23pm
RT' @BeNaturalMovie': We’re excited to be named a #PeabodyNominee:' https://t.co/r1aBIoBNnO' #PeabodyAwards highlight the best storytelling acr…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 7 2021 at 2:11pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming August 3rd! No Time for Love (1943) • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerton • Theatrical Trailers…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 7 2021 at 10:40am
“Completely hilarious!” – Lily Tomlin EMILY' @' THE EDGE OF CHAOS from beloved philosopher-comic Emily Levine opens…' https://t.co/52CqD0vaAk'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 7 2021 at 10:00am
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming August 3rd! Arise, My Love (1940) • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger • Theatrical Trailers…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 8:42pm
RT' @billyjarrettugh':' @KinoLorber' coming through as usual' https://t.co/p0jqsrMhdG'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 8:41pm
RT' @javier078': A Dennis Hopper film, THE HOT SPOT, thanks to' @KinoLorber'. Interesting Kino is doing slipcover with bluray’s and reverse c…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 8:41pm
RT' @goldensilents1': Loving the big' @KinoLorber' haul! Thanks for the amazing attention to detail with these silents and thanks for the futur…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 8:41pm
RT' @JessMcGrath1': Picked up a few items from our good friends at' @KinoLorber'.' https://t.co/BvtT5S09ck'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 6:04pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Pre-Order!' https://t.co/Fx7KnTvHdz' Coming July 27th on Blu-ray & DVD! Clay Pigeons (1998) • NEW Audio Commentary by…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 6 2021 at 3:35pm
Dennis Hopper’s THE HOT SPOT (1990) is a torrid and erotic neo-noir starring Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, and Jenn…' https://t.co/GODXaXyEkD'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com