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The Black Widow: Chapter 01: Deadly Prophecy


In the opener of Republic Pictures' 13-chapter serial The Black Widow, the title character, Sombra (Carol Forman), does away with recalcitrant would-be spy Michael Burns (Keith Richards) by having him injected with poison from her namesake spider. Disguised as a psychic, Sombra is the daughter of megalomaniac Hitomu (Theodore Gottlieb) and their target is a new atomic rocket engine developed by Dr. Henry Weston (Sam Flint). Meanwhile, at the Daily Clarion, metropolitan editor Walker (Gene Stutenroth, aka...more