Invaders from the planet Mars send MOTA, their evil emissary (Roy Barcroft) to Earth to lay the groundwork for invasion. Known as THE PURPLE MONSTER, Mota uses advanced alien technology to take over the form of scientist Cyrus Layton to further his plot. Layton’s niece, Claire (LINDA STIRLING ) enlists the aide of two-fisted crimimologist Craig Foster (DENNIS MOORE ) to foil the Martians plot.Directed by Spencer Bennet & Fred Bannon. 15 digitally-remastered chapters in black & white, recordeded region-free in NTSC format, and presented on tow DVD-R discs. This original 1945 release runs 209 minutes, and should play on any standard DVD player.
– August 27, 2010