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Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 3 September 1953 (USA)
Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

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Laird Grainger
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Kip Reissner
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William Phipps ...
Douglas 'Doug' Smith (as Bill Phipps)
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Carol Brewster ...
Alpha
Susan Morrow ...
Lambda
Suzanne Alexander ...
Beta (as Suzann Alexander)
Bette Arlen ...
Cat-Woman (as Betty Arlen)
Roxann Delman ...
Cat-Woman
Ellye Marshall ...
Cat-Woman
Judy Walsh ...
Cat-Woman
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Storyline

Five astronauts travel to the dark side of the moon on a scientific expedition. There they discover a cave which somehow retains a breathable atmosphere. They remove their space suits and venture on, soon finding a buried city where the last members of a 2 million year old civilization greet them with food and drink. Little do they know that these eight lovely leotard-clad women are planning to steal their ship. Written by Christopher P. Winter <cpwinter@ix.netcom.com>

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SEE: THEBLOOD-THIRSTY BATTLE OF MOON MONSTERS! See more »

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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3 September 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rocket to the Moon  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was originally released to theaters in 3D. See more »

Goofs

Laird borrows one of Helen's cigarettes and places it on the dividing line between sunlight and darkness on the moon's surface, in order to show what would happen to anyone or anything that ventured onto the bright side. The cigarette immediately bursts into flame and disintegrates. First, people and objects suffer no adverse effects from sunlight on the moon. Second, since the moon has no atmosphere there could not be any smoke or flames from the cigarette. See more »

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[first lines]
Laird Grainger: The eternal wonders of space and time. The far away dreams and mysteries of other worlds. Other life. The stars. The planets. Man has been face to face with them for centuries, yet is barely able to penetrate their unknown secrets. Sometime, someday, the barrier will be pierced. Why must we wait? Why not now?
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Crazy Credits

...and featuring THE HOLLYWOOD COVER GIRLS as The Cat Women See more »

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Featured in Encounter in the Third Dimension (1999) See more »

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Cat Women in 3D!
15 August 2004 | by (Exton, Pa, USA) – See all my reviews

Thanks to Jeff Joseph of Sabucat Productions, I recently had the pleasure of seeing this film in all of its original polarized 3D glory at the Egyptian theater in Hollywood with 600 of my "closest friends"! ;-) (www.3dfilmfest.com) Sadly, though, while the presentation this time around was flawless, the print was in very poor condition, and it may not get too many more public performances - if ever again - which is a real shame. You see, this is one of those movies that has to be enjoyed in a theater, with a LOT of people, for maximum funness. It might be fun to sit around the living room and laugh at the campy dialogue and bad acting and VERY bad special effects with your friends, but to see it in a theater... well, there is no comparison. Especially when seen in polarized 3D... the fun factor goes up by a factor of at least ten!

If you're in the mood for a bad sci-fi film from the 50's, give this one a try. The more people you have watching it with you, the better. You'll get a real kick out of it, as this movie has some of the funniest lines ever, including my personal favorite, "You're too smart for me, baby... I like 'em stupid." Definitely recommended for a good laugh, and a great time. And if by some off chance you ever have an opportunity to see it in 3D, do not miss it!


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