As a boy I got up early to watch the black and white TV serial Flash Gordon where the all American football hero jets off into space to defeat the merciless Emperor Ming. As a man I rushed to the cinema to see the modern version which was anything but black and white. The 1980 film, captured perfectly here by Mute, in all its colourful glory is a triumph. Loud, brash and exhilaratingly camp, it boasts a refreshingly naive performance by Sam Jones as our hero, the hottest villains daughter ever in Princess Aura, the greatest soundtrack by Queen of any film ever and the icing on the cake, Blessed Brian Blessed. Escapism at its best. Includes an authentication certificate from The Sterling Collection signed by Steve Eyre.
Outer Dimentions (LxH)
76cm x 101cm
As a boy I got up early to watch the black and white TV serial Flash Gordon where the all...