- Based On The Comic Strip By Alex Raymond
- Chapters 7-12
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 27, 2002
- Originally Released: 1940
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Flash Gordon (forever personified by Buster Crabbe), Dr. Zarkov and Dale Arden return in the third and final adventure of this immortal science fiction series. Flash must voyage to the planet Mongo, to search for the origin of The Purple Death, a fatal disease that has been wreaking havoc on Earth. Emperor Ming the Merciless is the culprit who, with his villainous army, strikes at Flash with death-dealing futuristic weaponry including atomic ray guns, guided missiles and horrifying explosive mechanical men. Flash Gordon's action and special effects were considered quite remarkable for it's time and set the standard for serials to come.
The second 4 episodes of the classic movie serial starring Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon. Flash joins forces with Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkoff to do battle the evil Ming the Merciless. Episodes 5-8: "The Palace Of Terror," "Flaming Death," "The Land Of The Death," and "The Fiery Abyss."