With the success of the James Bond films Dr. No (1962) and From Russia with Love (1963), movie studios around the world were on the lookout for an action hero with series potential. As their answer to James Bond, France’s Gaumont Studios turned not to a popular literary hero,...
Seventy-three years before the Guardians of the Galaxy saved, um, the galaxy, and a full thirty-seven years before Christopher Reeve slipped into Superman’s tights, the very first comic book-inspired, live-action superhero movie hit the big screen. It wasn’t a feature film. It was a serial — a popular form...
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