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The Lost Planet

1953 film by Spencer Gordon Bennet

The Lost Planet

Released 1953 (69 years, 9 months ago)

Director Spencer Gordon Bennet
Genre science fiction film
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Arthur Hoerl
Producer Sam Katzman

About The Lost Planet

The Lost Planet is a 1953 Columbia Pictures 15-chapter serial which has the distinction of being the last interplanetary-themed sound serial ever made. It was directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet with a screenplay by George H. Plympton and Arthur Hoerl (who also wrote for Rocky Jones, Space Ranger). It appears to have been planned as a sequel to the earlier chapterplay Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere and shares many plot-points, props and sets, as well as some of the same cast. However, the Video Rangers do not appear, and their uniforms are instead worn by "slaves" created electronically by Reckov, the dictator of the Lost Planet (Gene Roth) with the help of mad scientist Dr. Grood (Michael Fox) and enslaved "good" scientist Professor Dorn (Forrest Taylor).

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


91 years, 2 months, 6 days


58 years, 5 months, 11 days

Born first

29 December 1883

Died first

19 February 1965

Born last

27 February 1921

Died last

24 August 2009