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Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1956)
"Fire Maidens from Outer Space" (original title)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  6 September 1956 (USA)
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A team of astronauts lands on a moon of Jupiter to find it populated with beautiful young women looking for mates. An old man explains to the explorers the group's story, as well as the moon's dangers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Dexter ...
Luther Blair
Susan Shaw ...
Hestia
Paul Carpenter ...
Capt. Larson
Jacqueline Curtis ...
Duessa
Harry Fowler ...
Sydney Stanhope
Sydney Tafler ...
Dr. Higgins
Rodney Diak ...
Anderson
Maya Koumani ...
Fire Maiden
Owen Berry ...
Prasus
Richard Walter ...
The Monster
Norma Arnould ...
Fire Maiden
Jan Holden ...
Fire Maiden
Sylvia Burrows ...
Fire Maiden
Shane Cordell ...
Fire Maiden (as Eunice Jebbett)
Ann Elsden ...
Fire Maiden
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Storyline

After landing on the 13th moon of Jupiter, the men from Earth debark from their ship to find a forested area containing the last remnant of lost Atlantis: an old man named Prossus, a bevy of nubile young women eager for husbands, and -- The Creature. "The beast with the head of a man," laments Prossus. "It must be destroyed -- yet it is indestructible!" Written by Christopher P. Winter <cpwinter@ix.netcom.com>

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ROCKET-MEN'S SENSATIONAL DISCOVERY IN OUTER SPACE! World of Women seeking male partners to carry on race! See more »

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6 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Fire Maidens of Outer Space  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This 1956 release take place on the 13th moon of Jupiter. The 13th moon of Jupiter was not discovered until almost two decades later, in 1974. See more »

Goofs

When the monster falls into the pit of fire, the mattress he lands on bounces up to the left of the pit. See more »

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Soundtracks

(Polovtsian) Dances
from "Prince Igor"
Music by Aleksandr Borodin (as Borodin)
Danced to by the Fire Maidens
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Amazingly sensuous low-tech 50s sci-fi.
2 October 1999 | by (Arlington, VA) – See all my reviews

This movie was shown repeatedly on TV between 1957 and the early 60s. Anyone who saw it in the 50s remembers the soundtrack and the hot Fire Maidens! It was a silly low-tech movie, yes, but it was no worse than any other implausible sci-fi flick of that pre-spaceflight era. This movie is what it is, and what it is, is a pleasurable escapist marshmallow. See it if you can - you'll get a few laughs out of it.


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