Flesh Gordon Poster Original Daybill 1974 Sexploitation
Poster art by George Barr. Flesh Gordon is an independently made 1974 American sexploitation film, an erotic spoof of Universal Pictures first (of three) Flash Gordon serials from the 1930s. The film was produced by Walter R. Cichy, Bill Osco and Howard Ziehm and was co-directed by Howard Ziehm and Michael Benveniste, who also wrote the screenplay. The cast includes Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, and William Dennis Hunt. The film features production values comparable to the original 1930’s serial, as well as stop-motion animation of creatures, and frequent use of gratuitous nudity and brief sex scenes. A sequel, Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders, followed in 1989.