Remote Telecarrier - Communication
device on the sci-fi series CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO RANGERS/DUM/1949-55.
The Remote Tele-Carrier (a.k.a. "The Remote Carrier Delayed Circuit TV
Screen") enabled Captain Video to spy on anyone, anywhere in the world. It
could see through walls and even disguises. When not being used for
snooping, it displayed images of Captain Video's agents fighting crime in
the Old West. (These were actually reedited motion pictures featuring the
likes of western stars Tim McCoy, Bob Steel, Ken Maynard and Sunset Carson).
Other gadgets in Captain Video's arsenal included the Radio Scillograph, a
long range two-way radio that fitted in the palm of the hand; the Opticon
Scillometer and the MangoRadar Screen, which like the Remote Tele-Carrier
enabled the Captain to see great distances and through objects; the Astra
Viewer used to focus on distant galaxies (it took miniature Polaroid like
snapshots); the Atomic Rifle; and the Cosmic Vibrator whose ultrahigh
frequencies shook weapons out of the hands of the Captain's opponents.
Speaking of opponents, the Captain's archenemy Dr. Pauli (Hal Conklin) had
his own weapons including the Tri-Sonic Compensator which curved the flight
of bullets around objects; the Barrier of Silence, a sound dampening field
used so he couldn't be heard (Shades of the Cone of Silence on GET
SMART/NBC/CBS/1965-70); and a cloak of invisibility.
The evil villains, Atar controlled the Captain's most formidable foe, "Tobor
(robot spelled backwards), an indestructible robot whom the Captain battled
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