Superhero Serials of the Golden Age
Here are some serials available from Amazon.Com:
& Robin (1949)
- for more info see The Blackhawk
Blue Beetle (1940) - for more info see The
Blue Beetle Radio Page
America (1944) - for more info see The Star-Spangled Site.
America (1966) - The Origin of Captain America & The Fantastic Origin of
Red Skull (animated for television)
Midnight (1942) - see Old Time
Radio for more info on the radio version of the character.
of Captain Marvel - for more info see The Marvel Family Web.
Savage - The Man of Bronze (1975) - for more info see The
the Cat (DVD) - for more info see David
Gerstein's Classic Felix the Cat Page
True Hollywood Story of Mighty Mouse is a very funny short film, with appearances
by Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) and Wonder Woman. Available in standard Quicktime
format. Highly recommended.
(DVD) (1933) - for more info see Pastor
Rough House and When
the World was Black & White.
(DVD) (1936) - includes: "Popeye Meets Sinbad the Sailor," "Popeye Meets
Ali Baba's Forty Thieves," others.
Fleischer's Popeye Cartoons
Shadow (DVD) (1994)
The Shadow Audio Cassettes
The Shadow: The Lost Shows Audio Cassettes
Man vs. Superman (Kirk Alyn, 1950)
Man vs. Superman On
Radio: Smithsonian Historical Performances (Kirk Alyn, 1950)
A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Superman (1966 Original Broadway Cast)
(Animated) (Max Fleischer, 1941) for more info see The
Fleischer Superman Cartoons
(Animated) (DVD) (Max Fleischer, 1941)
& the Mole Men (George Reeves, 1951)
On Radio (1940, first 27 episodes) - for more info see DC Comics Online.
On Radio: Smithsonian Historical Performances (1940, 4-volume CD set)
with Batman & Robin On Radio (1945)
Batman & Robin On
Radio: Smithsonian Historical Performances (1940, 5-volume CD set)
The Vigilante (1947) - for more info see The
Vigilante (warning: page has .midi files).
The Adventures of Sienfeld
& Superman - a shuck for American Express, but funny enough that I don't
Mystery Club - the shows dates from the 50s, apparently, and Robin
and Batman begin the show.
Birds of Prey Message
Universities Newsreel Database
Hanger - new page still under construction
Classics - rotating articles on a variety of subjects
Cliffhanger Corner -
rotating chapter-by-chapter complete summaries of serial stories
On The Air - a look at some of the radio versions of Doc.
- good summaries and pics from myriad serials
Internet Archive: Movie
Collection - short, public domain films from the 20th century
Smacks - ad starring the cast of the 50's Superman show
'Nuff Said - the sound
of comics at WBAI-FM
The Serial Squadron:
Cliffhanger Movie Serials - marketplace and discussion groups.
Old Time Radio: Radio Days,
A Soundbite History
Surfing the Aether: A
Radio History & Technology Timeline
- egroup for the discussion of the vintage American animated cartoons.
American Life: Radio | An Illustrated Guide - how to do a radio show,
a comic written by TAL host Ira Glass and drawn by cartoonist Jessica Abel.
- online animation series by Chuck Jones.
Tom Tyler:the Official Home Page
- devoted to the actor who provided the most prominent heroic image of the age.
to Chuck Jones - amusing essays on the director's films.
Cartoons Webring (lots of Betty Boop. some Popeye and others)
& Gromit: the Soccamatic (downloadable 2-minute film from BBC)
The Cartoons Message
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Mikel Midnight / firstname.lastname@example.org / Last Modified:11/26/04