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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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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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6 September 1956 (USA)  »

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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 »

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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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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Crash of Moons (1992) See more »

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Oriental Suite
Music by Monia Liter
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12th Moon of Jupiter? Looks more like England to me!!!!
8 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film back in 1992, on ITV. I wanted to see it because I had read in Phil Hardy's Aurum Film Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies that the film's one major claim to fame was its use of classical music, such as Borodin (and, of course, Stanley Kubrick would use classical music in 2001: A Space Odyssey - mind you, did Stanley Kubrick ever see this film?). Anyway, watching it makes me to admit that it really is a laugh. It begins at an oh-so important space centre in Britain (I think - or was it America?)where the announcer says a 12th moon of Jupiter has been discovered and there are signs of intelligent life on it (!!!!!!!?????????). So, off goes Anthony Dexter (not that chap who played Rudolph Valentino again - well, the late Dennis Gifford said he did!) along with loads of Britishers in the stock footage of a rocket (tsk, tsk, tsk)- and funnily enough, they are not even sitting down in accelerator couches but most are standing up! No mention is made of G-forces - but then again, what's a little gravity amongst friends? Well, Anthony Dexter is sitting down and he is pulling and pushing a lever backwards and forwards to make the rocket go where he wants it to go (Gordon Bennett!). They pass through stock footage of asteroids then land on the 12th moon of Jupiter - which looks more like the green fields of England! Wow, I am impressed! They encounter descendants of the lost civilisation of Atlantis (well, how did they get there?) as 12 beautiful young ladies, who dance well, plus an old bloke and some unfortunate bloke monkeying around in a extremely tatty monkey suit! He's the monster, by the way. The monster gets destroyed and the Atlantean descendants get accepted by Earth society. The End.


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