Tales of Adventure: Collection 4 (1949-1953) - Tales Of Adventure: Collection 4 (1949-1953) (8pc) | RECORD STORE DAY

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Eight-disc set includes: Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)Following the murder of his adoptive father by the world-domination-seeking Doctor Satan (Eduardo Ciannelli), Bob Wayne (Robert Wilcox) assumes the guise of "the Copperhead." Our slithery hero is the only one who stands between the evil doctor and his acquisition of a newly-invented remote device used to control an army of killer robots. Republic serial co-stars William Newell, Charles Trowbridge, C. Montague Shaw, Ella Neal. 15 chapters; 4 1/2 hrs. BW/Rtg: NR King Of The Rocket Men (1949)The venerable rocket pack, helmet, and trusty "up/down" chest controls that appeared in several unrelated Republic serials made their debut here. Young scientist Jeff King dons the flying gear and takes off after the sinister Dr. Vulcan, who plans to hold the city of New York hostage with his destructive Decimator device. Tristram Coffin, Mae Clarke star. 12 episodes; 166 min. On two discs. BW/Rtg: NR The Invisible Monster (1950)A malevolent megalomaniac calling himself the Phantom Ruler has devised a formula that renders clothing non-reflective, and he plans to terrorize the globe with an unseen army. Can crack insurance investigator Lane Carson (Richard Webb) cancel his scheme before the old world order disappears? Must-see (sorry) Republic serial co-stars Aline Towne, Stanley Price, Lane Bradford. 12 episodes; 167 min. BW/Rtg: NR Flying Disc Man From Mars (1950)A Martian invader (Gregory Gaye) named Mota (no, not Manny Mota!) has designs on conquering the Earth, and with his atomic-powered craft and the aid of an embittered Nazi scientist (James Craven), he just may succeed. Only an intrepid pilot (Walter Reed) and his stalwart crew stand between mankind and their depraved schemes! High-flying Republic serial co-stars Lois Collier, Sandy Sanders, Harry Lauter. 12 chapters; 167 min. BW/Rtg: NR Zombies Of The Stratosphere (1952)When nasty Martian invaders plot with human accomplices to blow up the Earth (!) so that Mars can be moved into it's more favorable orbit (!!), it's up to Inter-Planetary Patrol agent Judd Holdren to don his flying suit (Commando Cody's, actually) and foil their deadly scheme. Classic sci-fi serial also stars Aline Towne, Lane Bradford, and Leonard Nimoy in his first alien role. 12 chapters; 167 min. BW/Rtg: NR Radar Men From The Moon (1952)George Wallace stars as Commander Cody, who, together with his two aides and rocket suit, must stop lunar warlords Retik and his men from conquering the Earth with their deadly atomic ray. With Clayton Moore, Roy Barcroft, and Aline Towne. 12 high-flying chapters; 168 min. BW/Rtg: NR Commando Cody: Sky Marshal Of The Universe (1955)Based on the high-flying hero introduced in the 1952 film serial "Radar Men from the Moon," this exciting 12-part NBC series starred Judd Holdren as Cody. Each week Cody, armed with a jet pack and rocket ship, stopped the diabolical Ruler from using his scientific genius to take over the world (and thus justify his moniker). Aline Towne, Gregory Gaye, William Schallert also star. 6 hrs. #total. BW/Rtg: NR Standard; Soundtrack: English. Region Free