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Radar Men from the Moon (1952)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  9 January 1952 (USA)
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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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BLASTING OUT OF SPACE...and into ATOMIC ACTION. See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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9 January 1952 (USA)  »

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Planet Men from Mars  »

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$185,702 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The clear rocket-shaped prop in Retik's moon lab previously appeared in Flight to Mars (1951). See more »

Goofs

Cody's flying suit controls are on his chest where he can not see them while he is flying. Thus he should be unable to make the in-flight changes that we see him make. See more »

Quotes

Graber: How 'bout a ride to town, mister?
Motorist: Sure. Hop in.
Graber: There's a man in a flying suit chasing us. Step on it.
Motorist: Huh?
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Referenced in Troldspejlet: Episode #23.15 (2000) 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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