Adventures of Captain Marvel
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Adventures of Captain Marvel
The Adventures of Captain Marvel is a 12-episode Republic serial based on the comic book character of the same name. Young Billy Batson (Frank Coghlan Jr.) is part of a scientific expedition in a remote section of Siam. Trapped in an ancient tomb, Billy happens upon an ancient shaman acronymically named Shazam (each letter in his name stands for a famous Greek or Roman god). Because Billy has obeyed the warnings written on the sacred chamber, the old man rewards the boy with the ability to turn into superhero Captain Marvel (Tom Tyler). Billy can make the transformation only by uttering the… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The cliff-hanger serial was great fun."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"THE best serial ever made, a true B-movie classic."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"One of the best of all classic cliffhangers."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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