Retro Radio Memories – Flash Gordon: Flash Inspects The Kingdom Of Caves

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Welcome to another installment of Retro Radio Memories. This week for your audible enjoyment we present the fifth chapter in what ended up being a 26 episode run for the Flash Gordon radio serial. The series was originally entitled The Amazing Interplanetary Adventures of Flash Gordon when it debuted over the airwaves back on April 22, 1935 and features the vocal talents of Gale Gordon as Flash himself with Maurice Franklin as Dr. Zarkov and Bruno Wick as Ming the Merciless.

The previous chapters can be found by following the links provided:
1) Flash Gordon on the Planet Mongo
2) Battling a Plant and an Earthman
3) The Prison Ship
4) Can Zarkov Save Hawk Mens City?

When we last left Flash Gordon and his allies the intergalactic Hero had just won a battle in the Tournament of Death which grants him ownership of the unconquered Kingdom of the Caves! The Kingdom is unconquered as previously stated so Flash calls on the aid of a company of King Vultans Hawk Men to help him subdue the Kingdom.

Take a moment for yourself and pull up your favorite chair, turn down the lights and travel back to a simpler time with Retro Radio Memories as we join Flash Gordon in “Flash Inspects the Kingdom of Caves”!


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