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"Shazam!" (1974) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1974-1977


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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | unknown
Release Date:
7 September 1974 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil. Full summary »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Good Show See more (20 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 18)
Michael Gray ... Billy Batson (28 episodes, 1974-1976)

Les Tremayne ... Mentor (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
Jackson Bostwick ... Captain Marvel (17 episodes, 1974-1975)
John Davey ... Captain Marvel (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Series Directed by
Hollingsworth Morse (3 episodes, 1974-1976)

Robert Chenault (unknown episodes)
Robert Douglas (unknown episodes)
Henry J. Lange Jr. (unknown episodes)
Arnold Laven (unknown episodes)
Chuck Menville (unknown episodes)
Arthur H. Nadel (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Paolo Orsini (2 episodes, 1974-1976)

C.C. Beck (unknown episodes)
Susan Dworski (unknown episodes)
Donald F. Glut (unknown episodes)
Jack Kaplan (unknown episodes)
Jack Mendelsohn (unknown episodes)
Chuck Menville (unknown episodes)
Marianne Mosner (unknown episodes)
Arthur H. Nadel (unknown episodes)
Olga Simms (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Norm Prescott .... executive producer (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
Lou Scheimer .... executive producer (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
Len Janson .... associate producer (15 episodes, 1974)
Chuck Menville .... associate producer (15 episodes, 1974)
Arthur H. Nadel .... producer (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
Richard M. Rosenbloom .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1975-1976)

Robert Chenault .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Ellis (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
Norm Prescott (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert F. Sparks (1 episode, 1976)
 
Series Film Editing by
Stanley Rabjohn (unknown episodes)
Ray Williford (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Thalia Phillips (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Robert Sidell .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Henry J. Lange Jr. .... assistant director (1 episode, 1976)

William McGarry .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Fred Westcott .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
William Randall .... sound (1 episode, 1976)
 
Series Stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Kahlo .... key grip (1 episode, 1976)
Drain M. Marshall .... gaffer (1 episode, 1976)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bill Moore .... editorial supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Dale Henry .... transportation manager (1 episode, 1976)
 
Series Other crew
Don Christensen .... creative director (28 episodes, 1974-1976)

Richard Briggs .... production executive (unknown episodes)
Carmine Infantino .... creative consultant: National Periodical (unknown episodes)
Thomas LaBelle .... educational advisor (unknown episodes)
Gloria Powell .... educational advisor (unknown episodes)
Marshall J. Wolins .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (28 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Because this show and "Isis" (1975) were produced by the same company, both shows would often have crossover episodes.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Captain Marvel:By the Elders!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Latin Boys Go to Hell (1997)See more »
Soundtrack:
SHAZAMSee more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Good Show, 3 November 2005
Author: mark "markster" spence from United States

This show was good for what it was. Too bad Filmation couldn't afford to get the rights to Mary Marvel and Captain Marvel, Jr. Instead, they created the Isis series. That would've been cool to see Billy & Mary Batson, Freddy Freeman, and Mentor and/or Uncle Dudley. Imagine seeing one or all of the Marvels transforming and on occasion working with Isis. Interesting points: John Davey (Captain Marvel #2) left show business in the early 1990's and is currently in the real estate field in northern California; Les Tremayne (Mentor) passed away in late December of 2003, Michael Gray (Billy Batson) is the owner, along with his wife, of a floral shop in L.A., Jackson Bostwick (Captain Marvel #1) is basically the only one still in the business. Joanna Cameron (Isis) left the business in the 1980's , was in the medical profession (a registered nurse) for awhile, and as of recently, is a hotel marketing manager in Hawaii. The show's budget per episode was $70,000 with a crew of about 80 people.

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