- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 24, 2008
- Originally Released: 1996
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Spaceman superhero Flash Gordon may have been fictional, but his ability to capture American imaginations was very real and remarkably lasting. This entry in the Biography series chronicles the character's leap from comic strip to Hollywood features, and examines his influence on pop-culture throughout the years.
Description by New Video Group:
He faces each death-defying adventure with a never-say-die, can do attitude. His battles with Ming the Merciless are the stuff of intergalactic legend. The year was 1934, and cartoonist Alex Raymond convinced King Features to back a new kind of comic-book character; an intergalactic crime fighter named Flash Gordon. Explore the incredible story of the space hero who is still thrilling and amazing fans worldwide 60 years later. Follow the Sunday Funnies staple that soon rocketed onto radio and was immortalized on the silver screen. See the very first comic strips and clips from Flash's earliest on-screen adventures. Meet the men who brought Flash to life including Steve Holland, who played the superhero in the classic TV series and see where his latest adventures will take him! From the evil planet of Mongo to Hollywood's studios, relive the rollicking adventures that have kept Flash Gordon fans loyal for decades!
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