King Of The Rocket Men Republic Pictures (1949)
Starring: Tristam Coffin as Jeff King
Mae Clarke as Glenda Thomas
Dan Heggerty as Tony Dirken
James Craven as Professor Millard.
Directed by Fred C. Bannon.
King of the Rocket Men would kick start the serial industry at a time when all looked lost. It spawned 3 sequels and sent people flocking back to the cinema. Jeff King is Rocket Man an impulsive moody scientist who is hired to catch the evil Dr. Vulcan. Can he do it, He doesn’t start well and by nearly killing the entire cast he manages to get his man. Come home Jeff we need you!