- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: July 25, 2006
- Originally Released: 1952
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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Description by OLDIES.com:
With a colorful cast of characters that includes the slippery proprietor of Air Cathay, Chopstick Joe, blonde bombshell Burma, and the beautiful arch-villainess known as the Dragon Lady, Terry and his trusted sidekick, Hotshot Charlie, fight villainy at every hair-pin turn!
This exciting TV series, based on the popular "Terry and the Pirates" comic strip and radio series, aired in 1952-1953. Brainchild of artist Milton Caniff, Terry made his newspaper debut in 1934, and his war-time adventures thrilled avid homefront readers. In 1946, After the war, Caniff left the strip to create the equally popular "Steve Canyon" series. The "Terry and the Pirates" franchise was passed to a new generation of artists and writers who continued to thrill readers until Terry's final adventure was published in 1973.
Episode 1 - Boxer's Rebellion: Terry K.O.'s a crooked promoter before he can spirit an inexperienced fighter to the United States against his will!
Episode 2 - Chinese Legacy: A Chinese-American soldier comes to collect his inheritance and Terry must rescue him from an imposter!
Episode 3 - Green God: Phyllis Coates (TV's Lois Lane) stars as a femme fatale out to steal a priceless black pearl necklace from the Canton Museum!
Episode 4 - The Co-Pilot: Hoping to escape a gambling debt, Hotshot gets in the middle of a dangerous deal between Chopstick Joe and The Dragon Lady!
This vintage television show from 1952 stars John Baer as Terry Lee, an adventurer who is looking for a lost gold mine his grandfather owned, somewhere in Asia. To support his endeavors he works for a small airline with his copilot, Hotshot Charlie (William Tracy). The two are constantly getting into trouble, often due to the machinations of the enigmatic Dragon Lady (Gloria Saunders). This volume features four episodes.
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