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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
Directed byFord Beebe
Robert F. Hill
Written byRay Trampe
Norman S. Hall
Wyndham Gittens
Herbert Dalmas
StarringBuster Crabbe
Jean Rogers
Charles B. Middleton
Frank Shannon
Beatrice Roberts
CinematographyJerome Ash
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 21, 1938 (1938-03-21)
Running time
15 chapters (299 min)
CountryUnited States

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars is a 1938 15-chapter science fiction Flash Gordon movie serial. It is based on a comic strip by Alex Raymond. It is the second of the three Flash Gordon movie serials made between 1936 and 1940. It is the second of the three Flash Gordon serials from Universal Pictures.

Buster Crabbe stars as Flash Gordon with Jean Rogers as Dale Arden, Frank Shannon as Dr. Zarkov, Charles B. Middleton as Ming the Merciless, and Beatrice Roberts as Queen Azura.

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Flash, Dale, and Zarkov discover that Ming the Merciless and Azura, Queen of Mars, have joined forces to conquer Earth with a dangerous raybeam. Martians that oppose the two evil ones are turned into clay humanoids. The heroes join the humanoids to defeat the evil Ming and Azura.

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