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"THE PLANET OF PERIL"
Deciding that a podcast looking into the science-fiction serials that featured in cinemas in the 1930s and beyond was long overdue, Andy and Martin set about rectifying this omission.
Starting with the 1936 thirteen part serial entitled “FLASH GORDON” - made by UNIVERSAL PICTURES and based upon the cartoon strip of the same name created by Alex Raymond, they have decided to create a running commentary upon every single chapter, episode by episode, until the entire story is covered.
After this, they plan upon moving on to its sequels, “FLASH GORDON’S TRIP TO MARS” and “FLASH GORDON CONQUERS THE UNIVERSE” before turning their attention to other serials made in the same era.
However, before any of that can happen, they firstly turn their attention to “THE PLANET OF PERIL” in which the Earth is being wracked by strange storms from outer space, and FLASH GORDON is a passenger in a stricken aircraft...