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Radar Men from the Moon (1952)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  9 January 1952 (USA)
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Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Wallace ...
Aline Towne ...
Roy Barcroft ...
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Graber
Peter Brocco ...
Krog
Robert R. Stephenson ...
Daly (as Bob Stevenson)
Don Walters ...
Henderson
Tom Steele ...
Zerg
Dale Van Sickel ...
Alon
Wilson Wood ...
Hank
Noel Cravat ...
Robal
Baynes Barron ...
Nesor - Retik's Lab Aide [Ch.2]
Paul McGuire ...
Bream
Ted Thorpe ...
Al's Cafe Bartender [Ch. 6, 7, 12]
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Storyline

Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, scientist and man of action with a secret flying suit, to investigate. Soon, Cody is battling Earth thugs in the pay of Krog the moon man and making trips in his experimental rocket to the moon itself, in a perilous and all but singlehanded effort to thwart the planned invasion of Earth. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Introducing A New Character - COMMANDO CODY (original posters) See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Approved | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 January 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Planet Men from Mars  »

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$185,702 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Moon Rocket


  • 2. Molten Terror


  • 3. Bridge of Death


  • 4. Flight to Destruction


  • 5. Murder Car


  • 6. Hills of Death


  • 7. Camouflaged Destruction


  • 8. The Enemy Planet


  • 9. Battle in the Stratosphere


  • 10. Mass Execution


  • 11. Planned Pursuit


  • 12. Death of the Moon Man


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Goofs

In part 6, while Cody and Ted are in a car chase, in a brief shot the back projection is going in the wrong direction, making it look like their car is speeding backwards. See more »

Quotes

[After one of the Moon Men is killed while onboard Cody's Rocket.]
Joan: What are they going to to with him?
Pilot: It's just like a burial at sea, Joan. He'll just float around and around.
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Edited into Retik, the Moon Menace (1966) See more »

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One of the best Movie Serials of the 1950's
31 July 2000 | by (Magna, Utah) – See all my reviews

If you're a fan of Science Fiction, go to Amazon.com and buy Radar Men From The Moon on VHS or DVD. I own the VHS version and just got through watching it. It's pretty good for a black and white feature. I love the cliffhangers at the end of each episode. It was fun to watch. I gave it a 10. Watch SciFi channel. They just might show it someday. I am going to suggest that they run a film series that are all old movie serials with a science fiction theme. I live and breathe this stuff, you know...email me if you want to talk about this genre.


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