Space hero Flash Gordon and his crew of the Galaxy Bureau of Investigation patrol space, battling space monsters, power-mad alien dictators and other threats to the stability of the universe.
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Complete series cast summary:
Steve Holland Steve Holland ...  Flash Gordon 31 episodes, 1954-1955
Irene Champlin ...  Dale Arden 31 episodes, 1954-1955
Joseph Nash Joseph Nash ...  Dr. Hans Zarkov 31 episodes, 1954-1955
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Space hero Flash Gordon and his crew of the Galaxy Bureau of Investigation patrol space, battling space monsters, power-mad alien dictators and other threats to the stability of the universe.

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1 October 1954 (USA) See more »

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(39 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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At least 13 episodes have fallen into the public domain. The known episodes are: "Flash Gordon and the Planet of Death", "Akim the Terrible", "The Claim Jumpers", "The Breath of Death", "Return of the Androids", "The Lure of Light", "Flash Gordon and the Race Against Time", "Flash Gordon and the Brain Machine", "Struggle to the End", "Saboteurs from Space", "The Forbidden Experiment", "Deadline at Noon", and "The Subworld Revenge". See more »

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TALA BIRELL IN CREDITED ROLE
28 August 2003 | by paul meienbergSee all my reviews

Tala Birell's role is indicated in the credits (not "uncredited" as heretofore indicated). The episode was filmed in Berlin and was the only episode in which Tala appeared. She looked all of her 45 years and would die several years later from cancer. Tala's commanding presence as a vicious queen determined to rule the universe expands the range of camp performances, unfortunately her last role in a 30 years career on stage and in film.


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