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Devil Girl from Mars (1954)

Approved | | Sci-Fi | 27 April 1955 (USA)
An uptight, leather-clad female alien, armed with a ray gun and accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock.

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In a Scotish inn, the owners, employees and guests are reunited in the bar. Our of the blue, a flying saucer lands nearby and a woman dressed in black leather like a dominatrix with cape arrives in the bar armed with a ray-gun. She explains that she is Nyah from Mars, and she was heading to London. However her spacecraft collided with an airplane and was damaged; therefore she had to land to repair the saucer. She also explains that she is looking for men to breed her female race since the male population is dying after warfare between males and females and they need offspring. Nyah has the robot Chani to help her to capture men, but she wants that one of the men volunteers to go with her to Mars. Who might be the volunteer? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Patricia Laffan was not allowed to eat or drink because of the difficulties of getting out of her PVC Costume. See more »

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When Mr. Jamieson hands Carter the revolver it is a small one of the "top-break" style with a very short barrel. Yet when Carter points the gun at the Devil Girl and fires, it has transformed into a larger, longer-barreled, revolver of the "swing-out cylinder" type. See more »

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Nyah: It amuses me to watch your puny efforts!
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British Are The Best Breeding Stock
6 November 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The title role in Devil Girl From Mars is played by Patricia Laffan who is probably best known to film viewers as the sultry and evil Poppaea in Quo Vadis. That is all except those who favor camp science fiction. And this film is camp from the opening credits.

As is the normal Mars is the infinitely superior planet to Earth, but they've divided their society by sex and the men lost the war to the women years ago. In being enslaved for generations, something's taken the old mating urge out of the male Martians (think about what happened in Zardoz). Patricia Laffan has been sent to Earth to bring back breeding stock and apparently her target is London.

But she collides with a meteor and is forced to make a landing in the highlands of Scotland to make repairs. The ship lands on the property of the Bonnie Charlie Inn, a nice country establishment with a few guests, some of whom happen to be scientists.

The film other than its Martian connection plays like one of those old closed circle English murder mysteries and this select group of people are going to try to save Earth from being enslaved for their male members.

The film is a laugh riot with all the cast playing it so absolutely straight that it comes out funny. Patricia Laffan in that tight get up is an unforgettable sight. Could mating with her and others like her be all that bad?

No great production values went into this, but someone in creating it had a great sense of humor.


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