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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth.

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An edited version of the 1938 Universal serial "Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars" that was released to TV in a syndication package in 1966.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Robert F. Hill
Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton
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Flash Gordon (archive footage)
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Dale Arden (archive footage)
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Ming the Merciless (archive footage)
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Princess Aura (archive footage)
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Dr. Hans Zarkov (archive footage)
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Prince Barin (archive footage)
Jack 'Tiny' Lipson ...
King Vultan (archive footage)
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King Thun (archive footage)
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Second High Priest (archive footage)
Earl Askam ...
Officer Torch (archive footage)
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Professor Gordon (archive footage)
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Professor Henson (archive footage)
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Transcontinental Pilot (archive footage)
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Ming Guard (archive footage)
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Hawkmen Lookout Captain (archive footage)
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth.

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BIG FEATURE SENSATION! Amazing STRANGE WORLD ADVENTURES! From Alex Raymond's Famous Newspaper Strip (original one-sheet poster on feature release)

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5 March 1938 (USA)  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Reissued in early 1950 on a double bill with Mars Attacks the World (1938). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Zarkoff: I'll soon be leaving for the planet Mongo, in a rocket-ship of my own design.
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Connections

Spoofed in Moonie and the Spider Queen (2013) See more »

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Symphonic poem "Les Preludes"
Franz Liszt
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Flash Gordon 1936
13 September 2008 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

My first contribution sent them, serve them, I found this series and thanks to a translator sending(parcel) the titles(degrees) of every chapter, please should translate this page: the names of 12 chapters that the series has: 1. The death purple 2. Ming the merciless one 3.Polarita 4. The bombs 5. The beam of the death 6. Barin's assault 7.Thermal control 8. Rock men 9. Rock Prince 10. The rescue of the princess 11. The exchange 12. Destruction of the empire Ming. I found the chapters of this series, in a shop of ancient video of my country, and checking your page there was absent the information of the chapters of the series, I leave them him(you,them) for his(her,your) knowledge ... series expressed(emitted) in 1936, 2n 2 DVD's and of an approximate duration of 04 hours


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