Destination Saturn

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Starring Larry "Buster" Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran, Henry Brandon, Wheeler Oakman, Jack Mulhall. Screenplay by Dick Calkins, Norman S. Hall and Ray Trampe, based on Philip Francis Nowlan's comic strip.  Directed by Ford Beebe and Saul A. Goodkind.

Buck Rogers and Buddy Wade are part of a  dirigible crew on a North Pole expedition. Caught in a blinding snow storm, they crash and are ordered to release an experimental gas, which unbeknownst to them, will put them in suspended animation until they are rescued. But in a cruel twist of fate, the dirigible is buried in an avalanche and isn't found for another 500 years. When Buck and Buddy are finally discovered, they awaken in the year 2440!
Re-edited 1966 feature version of the 1939 Universal Serial for broadcast on television.

A Universal Pictures Release - Released for TV broadcast in 1966 .
Running Time: 237 min. - b&w - mono