1952 - 15 Chapters
Based on the comic book Blackhawk published by Quality Comics at the time.
The serial's subtitle was "Fearless Champion of Freedom".
The Blackhawks must prevent the villainous Leader's plots to steal technology.
It stars Kirk Alyn as Blackhawk and Carol Forman as the foreign spy whom the
Blackhawks must prevent from stealing the experimental super-fuel "Element-X".
Alyn and Forman were also the hero and villain, respectively, of Columbia's earlier
Superman. This serial was produced by the famously cheap Sam Katzman and
directed by the team of Spencer Gordon Bennet and Fred F. Sears. It is considered
a relatively cheap and lacklustre serial, produced in the waning years of the
Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were
seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the
war, they continued to fight evil where ever they find it. In this movie, they
are battling a group of spies and saboteurs bent on destroying democracy.
Kirk Alyn as Blackhawk, the "Fearless Champion of Freedom"
Carol Forman as Laska, foreign spy working for The Leader
John Crawford as Chuck
Michael Fox as Mr Case/The Leader
Don Harvey as Olaf
Rick Vallin as Stan (a Blackhawk) and his twin Boris (an agent of The Leader)
Larry Stewart as Andre
Weaver Levy as Chop
Zon Murray as Bork
Nick Stuart as Cress
Marshall Reed as Aller
Pierce Lyden as D
Distress Call from Space
Blackhawk Traps a Traitor
In the Enemy's Hideout
The Iron Monster
Blackhawk's Leap for Life
Blasted from the Sky
Blackhawk Tempts Fate
Chase for Element X
Drums of Doom
Blackhawk's Daring Plan
Blackhawk's Wild Ride
The Leader Unmasked
From: Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia
Your Serial comes on a DVD-R in
a Paper Protective Sleeve with Color
Artwork on the DVD.
Please keep in mind that this movie is of
very good quality for its age, but is over 75 years old.
This is Not HD quality and may not look that great on your large
flat screen TV.
This Classic Serial is in the Public
Date of release: July 1, 1952
Date entered public domain: Jan 1, 1970