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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (Universal). A stratospherical chapter of the 15-piece adventures of the fearless Flash, this is a Grade A cinemedition of the famed King Features strip. Chesty Flash (Larry Crabbe, onetime famed Olympic free-style swimmer) works desperately to save humanity on Earth from destruction by a nitrogen-destroying lamp erected on Mars.

Since the silent-film days the cinema has kept fairly close to earth. To figure out how men in other worlds might look was, to the vaulting cineminds who conceived pictures like A Trip to Mars, By Rocket to...