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Captain Video was such a nationwide sensation that in 1951, Columbia Pictures Corporation contracted to produce a theatrical serial of the Captain's exploits, the first TV show ever to be adapted to the big screen. The results, Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere has been hailed as "a nostalgic delight all the way through... a unique concoction, quite unlike any other serial ever made!" (Roaring Rockets). "Captain Video, Master of Space! Hero of Science! Operating from his secret mountain headquarters on the planet Earth! Captain Video rallies men of good will and leads them against the forces of evil everywhere! As he rockets from planet to planet, let us follow the champion of justice, truth and freedom throughout the universe! Stand by for "Captain Video and his Video Rangers!" Bonus Features: Digitally Mastered & Restored | Photo Gallery & Sci-Fi Poster Gallery | Actor Bios | Scene Selection Menu | Bonus Serial Trailers. Specs: 2-DVD9s; Dolby Digital Mono; 297 minutes; B&W; 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio; MPAA - NR; Year - 1951; SRP - $29.99.
Very good dvd. Again, this was the very same Saturday serial that i saw at the movie theater when i was a kid.Published 17 months ago by owen winkle
This serial arrived in a timely manner. Serial fans will recognize the robots as they appeared first in Dancing Lady and The Phantom Empire. Read morePublished on July 6, 2010 by Tenorbone
I doubt that I missed even a single episode of Captain Video on TV. I'm sure that my memories of it have been filtered by time, but there is no way it could have been as bad as... Read morePublished on November 3, 2008 by Dennis M. Southwood
I've seen several other different videos and DVDs of this same serial and even if the tinted sequences weren't there, this is still by far the best quality picture of any of them! Read morePublished on October 17, 2007 by Kirk Nelson