Buck Rodgers started out as Anthony Rodgers a fictional character in the 1928 Amazing Stories. in 1929 the characters' name was changed to Buck Rodgers for a comic strip. This was the first comic strip to run as a series in the newspaper. From 1932 through 1947 Buck Rodgers was a radio series. Families gathered around the radio to listen to the first science fiction program broadcast on radio. At the Worlds Fair in 1933-1934 the first ten minute film called "Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century" was shown. These ten minute films were used to promote merchandise at stores. Later in 1950 Buck Rodgers became a Television series. Presented by ABC network, it was broadcast live from station WENR-TV in Chicago, Illinois. The show run for 30 minutes. Later in 1979 NBC undated Buck Rodgers and ran the new series. "Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century-TV series "ran for two seasons. Then a writers strike ending the series.
*"The adventures of Buck Rogers in comic strips, movies, radio and television became an important part of American popular culture. This pop phenomenon paralleled the development of space technology in the 20th Century and introduced Americans to outer space as a familiar environment for swashbuckling adventure."
With today's Vampire movies I thought I would post one on Vampires."Space Vampire" Enjoy the Movie.
If you want to watch full screen, click the arrow button in the upper right corner of the video once the show starts.
This will be the series I will be posting every Weekend for the next two months. It's Family Weekend Time.These videos are available for a short time. Thought it would be nice to have a wholesome family show to watch over the weekend.
*quote from Wikipedia-Buck Rodgers