Adventures of Captain Marvel
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Adventures of Captain Marvel
This 12-episode Republic serial is based on the comic book character of the same name. Young Billy Batson is part of a scientific expedition in Siam. Billy happens upon an ancient shaman acronymically named Shazam, who rewards the boy with the ability to turn into superhero Captain Marvel.

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,
"One of the best of all classic cliffhangers."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for Adventures of Captain Marvel on Rotten Tomatoes