Flash Gordon


1h 55m 1980

Brief Synopsis

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, threatening destruction of the Earth, Dr. Hans Zarkov makes a desperate rocket flight with two unwilling passengers - Flash Gordon, quarterback of the New York Jets and lovely Dale Arden. Their destination is the planet Mongo, source of the strange energ

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
Jan 1980
Premiere Information
not available
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, threatening destruction of the Earth, Dr. Hans Zarkov makes a desperate rocket flight with two unwilling passengers - Flash Gordon, quarterback of the New York Jets and lovely Dale Arden. Their destination is the planet Mongo, source of the strange energy waves.

Crew

Tom Adams

Art Department

Michael Allin

Other

Emanuela Alteri

Visual Effects

David Anderson

Production Manager

Andy Andrews

Property Master

Franco Antonelli

Costume Designer

Leonard Barnard

Production Accountant

Jonathan Bates

Sound Editor

Ron Beck

Wardrobe Supervisor

Howard Blake

Original Music

Howard Blake

Music Arranger

Derek Botell

Special Effects

Giusy Bovino

Hairdresser

Martin Bower

Visual Effects

Clifton Brandon

Production Manager

Stephen Brigden

Other

David Budd

Other

Diana Bull

Assistant

John Burgess

Dialogue Coach

Rita Burgess

Assistant Editor

Imogen Claire

Other

Robin Clarke

Sound Editor

Ted Clements

Assistant Art Director

Richard Conway

Chief Modelmaker

Brian Cook

Assistant Director

Malcolm Cooke

Editor

Jerry Cormier

Assistant

Ken Court

Assistant Art Director

Michael Crouch

Sound Editor

Dino De Laurentiis

Producer

Massimo De Rossi

Makeup

Alexander Degrunwald

Production Manager

Ul Derico

Art Department

Mario Disalvio

Makeup

Mario Disalvo

Makeup

Danilo Donati

Costume Designer

Danilo Donati

Production Designer

Galliano Donati

Art Department

Norman Dorme

Art Director

Alan Douglas

Sound

John Fenner

Assistant Art Director

Roy Ford

Camera Operator

Ian Fuller

Sound Editor

Len Furey

Construction Manager

Lyn Gerry

Other

George Gibbs

Special Effects Supervisor

Julian Gilbert

Costume Department

Maurice Gillett

Electrician

Betty Glasow

Hairdresser

Ralph Gordon

Other

Giampietro Grassi

Costume Department

John Graysmark

Art Director

Tony Graysmark

Construction Manager

Marie Green

Other

Richard Alan Greenberg

Titles

Richard Alan Greenberg

Other

Michael Greenleaf

Assistant Editor

Denis Griffin

Production

Lionel Guyett

Other

Gordon Hayman

Camera Operator

Arthur Healey

Art Department

Renee Heimer

Wardrobe Assistant

David Hitchcock

Assistant Editor

Bill Hobbs

Other

Mentor Huebner

Visual Effects

Jeremy Hume

Assistant Editor

Gerry Humphreys

Sound

John Iles

Consultant

Michael Jones

Costume Department

Christopher Kelly

Special Effects

Josephine Knowles

Production Assistant

Bruno Lenzi

Costume Department

Lou Lichtenfield

Matte Painter

Bill Linderman

Other

David Litchfield

Camera Operator

Giovanna Lombardo

Visual Effects

Gerald Makein

Other

Barbara Markham

Dialogue Coach

Michael Mclean

Casting Director

Ted Michell

Scenic Artist

Michelle Mildwater

Other

Richard Mills

Makeup

Sandy Molloy

Assistant

Ray Monahan

Camera Operator

Keith Morton

Wardrobe Assistant

Terry Needham

Assistant Director

Barry A Nolan

Special Effects

Robin O'donoghue

Sound

Harry Oakes

Lighting

Golda Offenheim

Production Assistant

Chrissie Overs

Visual Effects

Terry Pearce

Other

Bill Pearson

Visual Effects

Bob Penn

Photography

David Perry

Assistant

Riccarda Pierconti

Costume Department

Giorgio Postiglione

Assistant Art Director

Denis Postle

Segment Director

Aldo Puccini

Construction Manager

Dick Ramirez

Other

June Randall

Script Supervisor

Alex Raymond

Characters As Source Material

Tony Reading

Assistant Art Director

John Richards

Sound

Ken Robertson

Other

Glen Robinson

Consultant

Rick Rothbart

Other

Jane Royle

Makeup

Jayne Royle

Makeup

Don Sargent

Visual Effects

Bob Scifo

Matte Painter

Mary Selway

Casting Director

Lorenzo Semple Jr.

Screenplay

Ivan Sharrock

Sound Mixer

Vic Simpson

Construction

Steve Spence

Assistant Art Director

Michael Stevenson

Assistant Director

Gilbert Taylor

Director Of Photography

Peter Taylor

Other

Janet Tebrooke

Wardrobe

David Terry

Costume Department

Pierre Tilley

Special Effects Assistant

Giulio Tomassy

Art Department

Eric Tomlinson

Sound

Jack Towns

Props

Derek Trigg

Assistant Editor

Frank Van Der Veer

Digital Effects Supervisor

Gregory Van Der Veer

Visual Effects

Peter Voysey

Art Department

Hugh Wade

Camera Operator

Fred Warder

Other

David M Watson

Special Effects Assistant

Harry Waxman

Photography

Ken Weston

Boom Operator

Patrick Wheatley

Wardrobe Assistant

Michael White

Special Effects Assistant

Bernie Williams

Executive Producer

Micky Wilson

Gaffer

Kay Zimmerman

Other

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
Jan 1980
Premiere Information
not available
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States December 1980

Released in United States Winter December 5, 1980

Re-released in United States on Video April 20, 1994

Released in United States November 2006

Released in United States 2018

Formerly distributed by MCA Home Video.

Released in USA on laserdisc December 1988.

Released in United States December 1980

Released in United States Winter December 5, 1980

Re-released in United States on Video April 20, 1994

Released in United States November 2006 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival (20 Years of AFI Fest) November 1-12, 2006.)

Todd-AO

Released in United States 2018