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Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)

The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.

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Len Birman ...
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Miguel
Katherine Justice ...
Helen Moore
Christopher Cary ...
Professor Ian Ilson
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Stader (as Bill Lucking)
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Kramer
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Everett Bliss
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Yolanda
Arthur Rosenberg ...
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William Mims ...
Dr. J. Brenner (as Bill Mims)
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Young Man
Lachelle Chamberlain ...
Young Girl
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Mrs. Shaw
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When Simon Mills is looking for a missing scientist, he believes that a revolutionary knows as Miguel has him. And that he is using him to get his formula for something that can accelerate the aging process. So he sends Steve Rogers aka Captain America to find him. His only lead is a chemical that the scientist needs for his formula. Steve follows it to small town. It's then that Steve notices some weird things going on.Some men tell Steve to leave town. It's also then that Miguel threatens to spray the chemical on a major city unless his demands are met. Which the President will not agree to. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Trivia

Captain America jumps off of Folsom Dam in Folsom, California; later scenes were also filmed in Folsom Prison - the same prison which made Johnny Cash famous. See more »

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After Captain America stops two thugs from mugging an old lady, one takes off on foot, right in front of the other one who takes off in a dune buggy. The thug on foot runs in front of the dun buggy just as the dune buggy takes off, but in the next shot of the dune buggy speeding off, the thug on foot has disappeared. See more »

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Dr. Simon Mills: How big a dose of the aging formula did you get?
Captain America: Very little. Not enough for the side effect. Ilson guessed I aged about three weeks.
Dr. Simon Mills: Minor flesh wound in the service of your country.
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Version of Spider-Man (1967) See more »

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Another Forgettable Captain America Pilot Film
26 August 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Close on the heels of 1979s Captain America, CBS tried again with this second pilot film called; Death Too Soon starring occasional leading man Reb Brown as the Marvel superhero. Christopher Lee co-stars as the evil mastermind of a plot to create an instant aging serum and antidote in order to extort millions and spread terror and fear. When he's done chasing down a street gang snatching retirement checks, Captain America sets his sights on the dangerous villain. CBS decided to cancel plans to develop a series based on the Captain America character following the failure of The Amazing Spider-man the year before and Wonder Woman's falling ratings that season.


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