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    Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (Universal, 1940). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (6) (11" X 14").
    Considered by many to be the most elaborate and elegant of the three serials Universal Studios produced starring Buster Crabbe as space traveler Flash Gordon. Beginning with the release in 1936 of Flash Gordon, based on the comic strip created by Alex Raymond, Universal rose to the top of the serial market with this science fiction/adventure chapterplay. They followed up with Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars in 1938 and finally, this chapterplay, considered by many to be the best. Flash is now faced with ridding the world of a mysterious malady called the Purple Death which has inflicted Earth courtesy of Ming, the Merciless (Charles Middleton), evil ruler of the planet Mongo. This lot includes a title card from Chapter 6 -- "Flaming Death" which shows a stain in the bottom right corner. There are (2) scene cards from Chapter 4 -- The Destroying Ray," with a stain in the bottom left of the Flash Gordon card. The scene card from Chapter 7 -- "The Land of the Dead" has a stain at the bottom right. The two scene cards from Chapter 9 -- "The Pool of Peril" are in excellent condition. Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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