Flash Gordon's Trip To Mars (1938)
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Flash, Dale, Zarkhov and, stowaway reporter, Happy Hapgood travel to Mars to find the source of a ray that is stealing the nitron from the Earth's atmosphere. They soon find out that it is Emperor Ming, with the help of Queen Azura of Mars who is behind this. With the aid of the Clay People and Prince Barin, Flash and his friends are triumphant in destroying the ray and putting an end to the scheme of Ming the Merciless.
15 STARTLING CHAPTERS OF FURTHER ADVENTURES ON A NEW PLANET! (original-release posters)
Also Known As:
Space Soldiers' Trip to Mars
Title: Flash Gordon's Trip To Mars
Release Date: March 21, 1938
All Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
Colors: Black and White
IMDB Rating: 7.7
Buried.com Rating: 8.7 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With F
MPAA Rating: Approved
Robert F. Hill
Buster Crabbe ...Flash Gordon
Jean Rogers ...Dale Arden
Charles Middleton ...Emperor Ming
Frank Shannon ...Dr. Zarkov
Beatrice Roberts ...Queen Azura
Donald Kerr ...Happy Hapgood
Richard Alexander ...Prince Barin [Chs. 6-15]
C. Montague Shaw ...Clay King (as Montague Shaw)
Wheeler Oakman ...Tarnak
Kenne Duncan ...Airdrome captain (as Kenneth Duncan)
Warner Richmond ...Zandar
Jack Mulhall ...Bomber captain [Chs. 4-5, 13]
Lane Chandler ...Flight commander [Chs. 2-3]
Anthony Warde ...King Turan of the Forest People [Chs. 7, 11, 13]
Ben Lewis ...Professor [Ch. 1]
Wheaton Chambers ...Professor (scenes deleted)
George Cleveland ...Prof. Hensley (scenes deleted)
Priscilla Lawson ...Princess Aura, in flashback [Chs. 6, 10, 14]...
Kane Richmond ...Pilot captain
Earl Askam ...Officer Torch, in Flashbacks [Chs. 6, 10, 14]
Hooper Atchley ...Dr. Dunord [Chs. 1, 9]
Roy Barcroft ...Martian soldier [Ch. 2]
James Blaine ...Prof. Richter [Chs. 1,9]
Thomas Carr ...Capt. Rama, of the Forest People [Chs. 6-7, 10-11,...
George DeNormand ...Martian soldier [Chs. 3, 9-10]
Earl Douglas ...Martian soldier
James Eagles ...High Priest of Kalu [Chs. 8, 10-11]
Al Ferguson ...Soldier
Jerry Frank ...Stratosled co-pilot [Chs. 5-6] / Relay Televisor...
Jack Gardner ...Temple assistant [Chs. 10-11]
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Barney A. Sarecky
Norman S. Hall
George H. Plympton
"Romeo and Juliet Overture"
More Movie Taglines:
- 15 STARTLING CHAPTERS OF FURTHER ADVENTURES ON A NEW PLANET! (original-release posters)
- Based upon the newspaper feature "Flash Gordon"-Owned and Copyrighted by King Features, Inc., Jan.7,1934 (original-release posters)
- RED-BLOODED YOUTH AGAINST MONSTERS OF SCIENCE! (original-release posters)
- 15 Sensational Sense-Staggering Episodes! (original-release posters)
- Your Favorite Newspaper Adventures Here On The Screen Again!
- Emperor Ming: Take him to the Disintegrating Room.
- The bullet car used by the clay people is the same one used in the scenes on Saturn in Buck Rogers (1939).
Much of the background music was originally used in Bride of Frankenstein (1935). Also, the song that played in the background during the sequence recapping the previous chapter's events was the theme for The Invisible Man (1933).
This was the final appearance of Jean Rogers as Dale Arden.
The serial debuted in March of 1938, just seven months before the infamous Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” Halloween broadcast. To cash in on the controversy caused by the radio show, the studio edited the serial into a feature film, Mars Attacks the World (1938), and released it to theaters in November of that year.
Chapter Titles: - 1. New Worlds To Conquer - 2. The Living Dead - 3. Queen of Magic - 4. Ancient Enemies - 5. The Boomerang - 6. Treemen of Mars - 7. Prisoner of Monga - 8. Black Sapphire of Kalu - 9. Symbol of Death - 10. Incense of Forgetfulness - 11. Human Bait - 12. Ming the Merciless - 13. Miracle of Magic - 14. Beasts at Bay - 15. An Eyes For An Eye
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