Sunday, August 8, 2010
Serials And Movie : The Emergence of Flash Gordon
Alex Raymond's 1934 science-fiction comic strip hero Flash Gordon was brought to the screen in 1936 by Universal, with star Larry "Buster" Crabbe as the title character, and sexy blonde Jean Rogers as terrorized heroine-girlfriend Dale Arden, and villainous planet Mongo ruler Ming the Merciless, portrayed by Charles Middleton. Download free movies, download latest DVD or HD movies. Watch movies online.
The most expensive serial ever made (at reportedly $350,000), Flash Gordon (1936) (and its sequels) became the most successful, popular, and enduring serial of all time:
Flash Gordon: Space Soldiers (1936), the original and the best of its type, with 13 chapters; later condensed into a 97-minute feature film titled Flash Gordon: Rocketship
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938) - 15 episodes, with Jean Rogers as a brunette
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940), 12 episodes, with Carol Hughes as Dale Arden Download free movies, download latest DVD or HD movies. Watch movies online.
The action-oriented episodes were filled with fantastic spaceships, futuristic scenes and cities, monsters, and other imaginative creations.Download free movies, download latest DVD or HD movies.
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