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A single-handed hero sets himself against Martians trying to assume control of Earth.

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Feature version of 1950 serial "Flying Disc Man from Mars."

Director: Fred C. Brannon
Stars: Walter Reed, James Craven, Gregory Gaye
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Walter Reed ...
Lois Collier ...
Helen Hall
Gregory Gaye ...
Mota (as Gregory Gay)
James Craven ...
Dr. Bryant
Harry Lauter ...
Henchman Drake
Richard Irving ...
Henchman Ryan
Sandy Sanders ...
Steve
Michael Carr ...
Trent
Dale Van Sickel ...
Watchman [Ch. 1]
Tom Steele ...
Taylor
George Sherwood ...
Gate Guard [Ch. 7]
Jimmy O'Gatty ...
Grady
John De Simone ...
Curtis [Ch. 8] (as John DeSimone)
Lester Dorr ...
Crane [Ch. 7, 11]
Dick Cogan ...
Kirk [Ch. 7]
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Storyline

A strange craft spying on industrialist Bryant's plant is brought down by Bryant's new atomic ray. Bryant meets the one survivor... Mota from the planet Mars! Not exactly benevolent, Mota enlists the aid of Bryant (a former Nazi) in a scheme to bring Earth under control of a supreme dictator, for its own good of course, using advanced atomic weapons. But their attempts to steal uranium alert Kent Fowler of Fowler Air Patrol, who sets out singlehanded to foil the villains. Fist-fights and wrecks in every episode. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Armed with sinister weapons from another planet a Martian warlord and a madman scientist plot to conquer the world! (original poster) See more »


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Release Date:

25 October 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atom Man from Mars  »

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$157,439 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Menace From Mars


  • 2. The Volcano's Secret


  • 3. Death Rides The Stratosphere


  • 4. Execution By Fire


  • 5. The Living Projectile


  • 6. Perilous Mission


  • 7. Descending Doom


  • 8. Suicide Sacrifice


  • 9. The Funeral Pyre


  • 10. Weapons of Hate


  • 11. Disaster On The Highway


  • 12. Volcanic Vengence


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Goofs

In the fight scene at Bryant's incinerator, Kent's coat jacket is torn, next shot it has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

[Earth pilot Trent inspects a Martian Flying Disc for the first time]
Trent: You know, I've never flown one of these things before.
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Connections

Edited into Missile Monsters (1958) See more »

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Fun for Serial Fans
10 October 1999 | by (A Flying Disk) – See all my reviews

If you enjoy old republic serials with their cookie cutter villains and Wholesome as oatmeal heroes this is another one of those flicks. Nothing bad but nothing terribly special. It does feel like your watching a piece of the past though.


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