Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1952)
Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
Adventure / Fantasy / Science Fiction
Directed by Drex Hines
Cast: Frankie Thomas Jr, Jan Merlin, Al Markim, Edward Bryce, Margaret Garland and Carter Blake.
The show ran from January 1, 1952 - June 26, 1952
Tom Corbett, Space Cadet was based on the 1948 novel, "Space Cadet". The main character was Tom Corbett. He was depicted in television, radio, comic books, coloring books, comic strips and view master reels in the 1950's.
The stories followed the training of the three main characters, Tom Corbett, Astro, and Roger Manning, all cadets training to be members of the elite Solar Guard. Majority of the action is set to take place on alien worlds that are both within our solar system and in orbit around nearby stars.