Cast: Ahn Philip; Ahn Philson; Boteler Wade; Brandon Henry; Bridge Al; Butler Roy; Chandler Eddy; Chandler Lane; Clark Russ; Crabbe Buster; Duncan Kenne; Ellis Frank; Gardner Jack; Gould William; Hackett Karl; Harlan Kenneth; Harmon John; Howes Reed; Lewis Ben; Lorch Theodore; Moran Jackie; Mulhall Jack; Oakman Wheeler; Parker Eddie; Price Stanley; Sharpe David; Shaw C. Montague; Steele Tom; Usher Guy; Warde Anthony; Young Carleton; Moore Constance; Sarecky Barney A.; Calkins Dick; Hall Norman S.; Nowlan Philip Francis; Trampe Ray; Ash Jerome; Beebe Ford; Goodkind Saul A.; Gluck Joseph; Sackin Louis; Todd Alvin
Taglines: Original cartoon strip by Dick Calkins and Phil Nolan – Based on the Buck Rogers newspaper feature owned and copyrighted by John F. Dille Co. (original posters)
12 AMAZING THRILL-THRONGED CHAPTERS!
You followed Buck Rogers adventures in the newspapers! You heard him on the radio! Now SEE HIM for the time in the most fantastic adventures ever filmed!
AMAZING EXPLOITS OF DEATH-DEFYING DARING!…Zooming from planet to planet in spark-sputtering space ships! Battling human robots! Conquering new worlds!
BUCK ROGERS BATTLES INVASION FROM FOREIGN PLANETS!…Space ships exploded by giant ray machines! Mountains crumbled by disintegrating machines!
Storyline: A pilot and his young passenger crash-land on a mountaintop and are put into suspended animation by a strange gas. They awake 500 years later to discover that the Earth is now ruled by a tyrannical despot called Killer Kane, and they lead a fight to overthrow him.
Buck Rogers and Buddy Wade are in the middle of a trans-polar dirigible flight when they are caught in a blizzard and crash. Buddy then releases a special gas to keep them in suspended animation until a rescue party can arrive. However, an avalanche covers the craft and the two are in suspended animation for 500 years. When they are found, they awake to find out that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane. Along with Lieutenant Wilma Deering, Buck and Buddy join in the fight to overthrow Kane and with the help of Prince Tallen of Saturn and his forces, they eventually do and Earth is free of Kane’s grip.