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Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

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Doc and the Amazing Five battle Captain Seas and "the green death" for control of a fabulous resource.

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Director: George Sidney
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Doc Savage, the man of bronze, was raised from childhood by a team of scientists to become the original "super" hero of the 1930s. A man of great mental and physical strength, he went around the world battling larger than life villains.

Director: Shane Black
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Doc
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Long Tom
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Renny (as Bill Lucking)
Michael Miller ...
Monk
Eldon Quick ...
Darrell Zwerling ...
Ham
Paul Wexler ...
Capt. Seas
Janice Heiden ...
Adriana
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Karen
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Mona
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Don Rubio Gorro
Carlos Rivas ...
Kulkan
Chuy Franco ...
Cheelok
Alberto Morin ...
Jose
Victor Millan ...
Chief Chaac
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Storyline

In the Fabulous Thirties, Doc Savage and his five Amazing Adventurers are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing in the wilds of South America. The maniacal Captain Seas tries to thwart them at every turn as they travel to the country of Hidalgo to investigate Doc's father's death and uncover a vast horde of Incan gold. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Doc Savage - Der Mann aus Bronze  »

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Trivia

This was to be the first in a series of films based on a popular series of pulp novels. The poor box office returns cancelled plans for any further film productions. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Doc Savage and his comrades are pursuing the sniper, modern (1970s vintage) automobiles can be seen in one of the aerial shots. The film is set in 1936. See more »

Quotes

Monk: [when asked the dead Mayan's identity] One thing's for sure: he ain't no native New Yorker.
Brig. Gen. Theodore Marley 'Ham' Brooks: The word is: 'isn't.
Monk: Isn't, ain't what's the difference?
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A sequel, Doc Savage: The Arch Enemy of Evil, was announced at the conclusion of The Man of Bronze See more »

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References Captain Blood (1935) See more »

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Cult fantasy romp.
13 April 2003 | by (glossop,derbyshire) – See all my reviews

I was brought up on Doc Savage,and was petrified by the green death as a child but even then as now, I found it thoroughly entertaining.I have made countless friends and colleagues watch this film and have been most amused by the diversity of reactions,granted they mostly think I'm odd but there you are. "I don't know what it is about the Doc, but he always gets the girls" has to be the ultimate line when you look at his sad band of men. This film is a classic spoof on all the super hero genre,and was way before it's time,it is not to be taken seriously, move over Austin Powers. Ron Ely is a God.It is unfortunate that this film hasn't been released on DVD in the UK. I don't think it should be remade and bastardised, like I said it's a classic,it cannot be done without Ron.(like the Italian job without Mini's and Michael Caine). I give it 10/10.


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