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Director  Sam Nelson
Sequel  Overland with Kit Carson
Cinematography  Benjamin H. Kline
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Adventure
Music director  Morris Stoloff
Duration  
Country  United States
Mandrake the Magician (serial) movie poster
Writer  Joseph F. Poland, Basil Dickey, Ned Dandy, Phil Davis, Lee Falk
Release date  7 December 1939
Cast  Warren Hull (Mandrake the Magician), Doris Weston (Betty Houston), Al Kikume (Lothar), Rex Downing (Tommy Houston), Edward Earle (Dr. Andre Bennett), Forbes Murray (Professor Houston)
Similar movies  The Green Archer, Zorro Rides Again, Zorro's Fighting Legion, Mysterious Doctor Satan, The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West, The Vigilantes Are Coming
Tagline  BLACK MAGIC Conjures Up A Holocaust Of Thrills!

Mandrake the Magician (1939) is the seventh serial released by Columbia Pictures. It was based upon the comic strip of the same name.

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Plot

Mandrake and his assistant Lothar are working the cruise lines and make the acquaintance of Professor Houston who has developed a radium energy machine, which is much coveted by a masked Crime Lord known as "The Wasp". The Wasp unleashes his army of accomplices in waves to steal the invention by any means necessary. Mandrake and his allies finally catch up to "The Wasp" and discover the crime lord is actually a scientist who posed as a close friend of Houston's.

Cast

  • Warren Hull as Mandrake the Magician
  • Doris Weston as Betty Houston
  • Al Kikume as Lothar, Mandrake's Assistant
  • Rex Downing as Tommy Houston
  • Edward Earle as Dr. Andre Bennett/the Wasp
  • Forbes Murray as Professor Houston
  • Kenneth MacDonald as James Webster
  • Don Beddoe as Frank Raymond
  • Dick Curtis as Dorgan, a henchman
  • John Tyrrell as Dirk, the "spearpoint heavy" (chief henchman)
  • Chapter titles

    1. Shadow on the Wall
    2. Trap of the Wasp
    3. City of Terror
    4. The Secret Passage
    5. The Devil's Playmate
    6. The Fatal Crash
    7. Gamble for Life
    8. Across the Deadline
    9. Terror Rides the Rails
    10. The Unseen Monster
    11. At the Stroke of Eight
    12. The Reward of Treachery

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    References

    Mandrake the Magician (serial) Wikipedia
    Mandrake the Magician (serial) IMDb Mandrake the Magician (serial) themoviedb.org


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