Black Falcon, The

The alias of Prince Baccarratti (Bela Kovacs), an evil genius from Planet X who battled Commander Buzz Corry (Ed Kemmer) on the sci-fi series SPACE PATROL/ABC/1951-52.


The Black Falcon was fond of transporting the Space Patrolers to Earth’s past leaving them to face death from wild Indians or atomic bomb explosions.

Other villains to challenge Buzz Corry were Mr. Proteus (Marvin Miller), Captain Dagger (Glenn Strange), Raymo (Larry Dobkin), the Wild Men of Procyon, and a mechanical man called Five.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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