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Rocket Ship (1936)

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.

Writers:

Alex Raymond (based on the comic strip by), Ella O'Neill (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Buster Crabbe ... Flash Gordon (archive footage)
Jean Rogers ... Dale Arden (archive footage)
Charles Middleton ... Ming the Merciless (archive footage)
Priscilla Lawson ... Princess Aura (archive footage)
Frank Shannon ... Dr. Hans Zarkov (archive footage)
Richard Alexander ... Prince Barin (archive footage)
Jack 'Tiny' Lipson Jack 'Tiny' Lipson ... King Vultan (archive footage)
James Pierce ... King Thun (archive footage)
Theodore Lorch ... Second High Priest (archive footage)
Earl Askam Earl Askam ... Officer Torch (archive footage)
Richard Tucker ... Professor Gordon (archive footage)
George Cleveland ... Professor Henson (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lynton Brent ... Transcontinental Pilot (archive footage)
Lane Chandler ... Ming Guard (archive footage)
William Desmond ... Hawkmen Lookout Captain (archive footage)
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Storyline

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)

Genres:

Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flash Gordon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

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

Dale Arden: Flash... Flash... Flash.
Vultan: She calls for Flash! I'll give her a flash!
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Symphonic poem "Les Preludes"
Franz Liszt
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Flash Gordon 1936
13 September 2008 | by profesor-reneSee 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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