Captain America (1990)

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Beginning initially in 1936 in Palermo, where experiments by Italian scientists result in a boy with superhuman strength, named Red Skull. Seven years later in 1943 Dr Carla Cassula is working to develop a regiment of U.S. superheroes. Only one test subject emerges, Captain America. Events lead to Captain America being frozen in ice until 1990 when he becomes unthawed to fight against Red Skull.

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