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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Genre Science fiction radio serial, Aviation radio series.
Running time 15 minutes
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
Home station Mutual Broadcasting System
Syndicates CBS
Starring Matt Crowley
Curtis Arnall
Carl Frank
John Larkin
Wilma Deering
Edgar Stehli
Announcer Paul Douglas, Fred Uttal, Kenny Williams
Written by Dick Calkins, Joe Cross, Jack Johnstone, Albert Miller, Dee Falkinburg
Directed by Carlo De Angelo, Jack Johnstone
Original release November 7, 1932 (1932-11-07) – March 28, 1947 (1947-03-28)
No. of episodes 860 (estimated)
Sponsored by Kellogg's, Cocomalt, Cream of Wheat, Popsicles, Fudgsicles, Creamsicles

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century was a radio drama series based on the popularity of the popular novel and comics series Buck Rogers. It aired from 1932-1936, 1939, 1940 and 1946-1947, and it was notable for being the first science fiction radio show.


  • Buck Rogers: Matt Crowley, Curtis Arnall, Carl Frank, John Larkin.
  • Wilma Deering: Adele Ronson
  • Dr. Huer: Edgar Stehli
  • Black Barney: Jack Roseleigh, Joe Granby
  • Buddy: Ronald Liss
  • Ardala Valmar: Elaine Melchior
  • Killer Kane: William "Bill" Shelley, Dan Ocko, Arthur Vinton.
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