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December 31, 2021

Episode 553: Flash Gordon (1980)

Special Guests: John Walsh, Michael Allin
Guest Co-Hosts: Chris Bricklemyer, Scott Weinberg

We’re wrapping up 2021 with a look at Mike Hodges's Flash Gordon (1980) which stars Sam J. Jones as the titular fair-haired hero who is transported to the planet Mongo along with travel agent Dale Arden (Melody Anderson) and scientist Hans Zarkoff (Topol). There they encounter Ming the Merciless (Max Von Sydow) who wants to destroy the earth just for kicks.

Chris Bricklemyer (Outside the Cinema) and Scott Weinberg (The Overhated Podcast) join Mike to discuss the film. The episode features interviews with John Walsh (Flash Gordon: The Official Story of the Film) and the original screenwriter of the film, (Enter the Dragon, Truck Turner, etc).

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1 comment:

  1. Peter Marinker, eh? I was so convinced it was Shane Rimmer...