Terry and the Pirates Volume 1
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- 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
- (unspecified) - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||John Baer & William Tracy|
|Directed by||Richard Irving & Lew Landers|
Description by OLDIES.com:
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!
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 8 ratings.
Decades later it was good to see these again. Although I'm 59 I still vaguely remember the show, whether some of these were rebroadcasted later in the 50's I'm not sure. Nonetheless, those folks who are interested in visiting yesteryear TV shows will not be disappointed. The DVD transfer quality is very good, especially considering these days that copies were still available.
My wife has never seen them before and she is really enjoying them. So when you get bored with your 500 channels just pop one in. We bought the 4-volume set and are pleased.
We will be buying the serial version next.
- Sales Rank: 34,250
- UPC: 089218510297
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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