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Flash Gordon serial (1936)

THE FIRST GREAT SERIAL SPECTACLE! …Fom Alex Raymond’s Famous Newspaper Strip!

(original Chapter 9 one-sheet poster)

Flash Gordon is a 1936 science fiction serial. Presented in 13 chapters, it is the first screen adventure for Flash Gordon, the comic-strip character created by Alex Raymond in 1934.

The Flash Gordon serial presents the story of Gordon’s visit to the planet Mongo and his encounters with the evil Emperor Ming the MercilessBuster CrabbeJean RogersCharles MiddletonPriscilla Lawson and Frank Shannon portray the film’s central characters. In 1996, Flash Gordon was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Flash Gordon , By Employee(s) of Universal -, Public Domain,
By Employee(s) of Universal –, Public Domain,

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