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CLASSIC Captain America 1944

by allan cook

Enjoy the classic 1944 Captain America TV series

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Enjoy the classic 1944 Captain America TV series.

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Last updated
January 3, 2017
Release date
January 3, 2017

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Enjoy the classic 1944 Captain America TV series.

Captain America is a 1944 Republic black-and-white serial film loosely based on the Timely Comics (today known as Marvel Comics) character Captain America. It was the last Republic serial made about a superhero. It also has the distinction of being the most expensive serial that Republic ever made. It also stands as the first theatrical release connected to a Marvel character; the next theatrical release featuring a Marvel hero would not occur for more than 40 years.

The serial sees Captain America, really District Attorney Grant Gardner, trying to thwart the plans of The Scarab, really museum curator Dr. Cyrus Maldor - especially regarding his attempts to acquire the "Dynamic Vibrator" and "Electronic Firebolt", devices that could be used as super-weapons.

In a rare plot element for Republic, the secret identity of the villain is known to the audience from the beginning, if not to the characters in the serial. The studio's usual approach was the use of a mystery villain who was only unmasked as one of the other supporting characters in the final chapter.

Includes the following 10 episodes:

The Purple Death (25:40)
Mechanical Executioner (15:38)
The Scarlet Shroud (15:33)
Preview of Murder (15:33)
Blade of Wrath (15:33)
Vault of Vengeance (15:33)
Wholesale Destruction (15:34)
Cremation in the Clouds (15:33)
Triple Tragedy (15:33)
The Avenging Corpse (15:33)

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