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Buck Rogers (1977)

A 20th Century pilot named Buck Rogers and his young friend Buddy Wade awake from 500 years in suspended animation to find that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane.
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Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind
Stars: Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Buck Rogers (archive footage)
... Wilma Deering (archive footage)
... 'Buddy' Wade (archive footage)
... Capt. Rankin (archive footage)
... 'Killer' Kane (archive footage)
Philson Ahn ... Prince Tallen (archive footage)
... Dr. Huer (archive footage)
Guy Usher ... Aldar (archive footage)
... Air Marshal Kragg (archive footage)
... Captain Laska (archive footage)
... Lt. Lacey (archive footage)
... Scott (archive footage)
... Captain Roberts (archive footage)
... Lt. Patten (archive footage)
... Kane Pilot, Patrol Ship 74 (archive footage)
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A 20th Century pilot named Buck Rogers and his young friend Buddy Wade awake from 500 years in suspended animation to find that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane.

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11 December 1979 (Philippines)  »

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It's a bit of a mess!
12 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

These serials must have been fun at the time. The thing is, they were designed with cliffhanger endings to get the Saturday morning crowd to come back the next week. As I watched this, the junctures between scenes was really obvious. Maybe my print isn't very good, but there were skips that were brutal. I always preferred Flash Gordon to Buck Rogers (it's much more primitive and had Ming, the Merciless), but Buck Rogers (Buster Crabbe) was still a noble mover into the future. I can't respond to all the events because they come fast and furious, but I would recommend the whole set of episodes rather than one of these slipshod compilations.


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