Ultimate Sci-Fi Serial Classics Collection
Volume 1 - Flash Gordon
Adapted from the hugely popular newspaper comic strip by Alex Raymond, the 12 episode TV serial Flash Gordon Conquers The Universe blasted off into 1940s history to become one of the most beloved and iconic series of the era. Buster Crabbe plays Flash Gordon who along with Dale Arden (Carol Hughes), Dr. Zarkov (Frank Shannon), Prince Barin (Roland Drew) and other favorite characters must decipher the interstellar mystery of the Purple Death, a plague that threatens planet Earth. Can they save the planet from certain annihilation?
Volume 2 - Radar Men From The Moon
From the early days of space exploration comes the intergalactic Sci-Fi favorite, Radar Men From The Moon, with superhero Commando Cody! George Wallace stars as the commander assigned by the government to investigate a series of strange explosions emanating from the moon. What he finds is an evil army of moon men lead by Retik (Roy Barcroft) and his sidekick Krog (Peter Brocco) who are planning an invasion of planet Earth. Cody, along with fellow space travelers Joan Gilbert (Aline Towne) and Ted Richards (William Bakewell) are charged with the task of saving civilization on Earth as we know it - all in 12 episodes!
Volume 3 - Phantom Empire
Western meets Sci-Fi in this favorite serial of TV's golden age. The ancient continent of Mu has sunk beneath the ocean and now, eons later, the peaceful Muranians have been discovered by Earth dwellers - most notably singing Cowboy Gene Autry whose ranch happens to be directly on top of Mu. Highly advanced and rich in radium, the Mu society is targeted by greedy surface dwellers and it's up to Autry to protect their gentle society from certain corruption.
Volume 4 - The Lost City
When he is deployed to uncover the source of the mysterious electrical storms plaguing the Earth, Engineer Bruce Gordon (Gabby Hayes) uncovers a secret city in the heart of Africa. He and his pal Jerry (Eddie Fetherson) soon realize this is no primitive society, rather a super-advanced kingdom where they tyrant Zolok (William Boyd) controls his people through maniacal inventions. His evil plan: to conquer the world by unleashing electrical fury throughout the planet. The only hope: Bruce, Bruce's pal Jerry and the beautiful native Natcha (Claudia Dell). Can they save the world before it's too late?
Volume 5 - Undersea Kingdom
Tune in for deep sea adventure with this Sci-Fi favorite starring Ray Corrigan, Lois Wlder, Monte Blue and William Farnum. Lieutenant Crash Corrigan and reporter Diana Compton voyage to the ocean's depths to investigate the source of a series of mysterious earthquakes, stumbling upon an underwater battle between the f-rces of good and evil! The wicked Unga Khan has a secret plan to obliviate Atlantis and conquer the upperworld with his earthquake machine, and it's up to Crash, Compton and the High priest of Atlantis to save the planet from Khan's sinister plot.
Volume 6 - Phantom Creeps
Relive the thrills of classic Sci-Fi adventure with 12 episodes of Phantom Creeps, on of TV's most memorable Sci-Fi series. Dr. Alex Zorka (Bela Lugosi) is a brilliant mad scientist out to torment the world with invention after invention of disturbing devices. No one can stop him - police, government, reporters, or foreign spies - all pitted against the wicked connivings of Dr. Zorka in an unending battle against evil! Features superb performances by Lugosi as well as Robert Kent as Captain Bob West and Dorothy Arnold as the eager young reporter. A fan favorite with an unforgettable ending!