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Director:
Writers:
Charles Beaumont (screenplay)
Ben Hecht (story)
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Release Date:
7 September 1958 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Mankind's first fantastic flight to Venus - the female planet! See more »
Plot:
American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Talleah

Eric Fleming ... Capt. Neal Patterson
Dave Willock ... Lt. Mike Cruze
Laurie Mitchell ... Queen Yllana
Lisa Davis ... Motiya
Paul Birch ... Prof. Konrad
Patrick Waltz ... Lt. Larry Turner
Barbara Darrow ... Kaeel
Marilyn Buferd ... Odeena
Mary Ford ... Venusian Girl
Marya Stevens ... Venusian Girl
Laura Mason ... Venusian Girl
Lynn Cartwright ... Venusian Girl
Kathy Marlowe ... Venusian Girl
Coleen Drake ... Venusian Girl
Tania Velia ... Venusian Girl
Norma Young ... Venusian Girl
Marjorie Durant ... Venusian Girl
Gerry Gaylor ... Base Commander
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bleifer ... Torture Victim (uncredited)
Brandy Bryan ... Venusian Guard (uncredited)
Ralph Gamble ... Officer in Anteroom (uncredited)

Joi Lansing ... Larry's Girl (uncredited)
Ruth Lewis ... Disintegrator Amazon (uncredited)
June McCall ... Tyrus 4 Amazon Leader (uncredited)
Guy Prescott ... Col. Ramsey (uncredited)
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Directed by
Edward Bernds 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Beaumont  screenplay
Edward Bernds  uncredited
Ben Hecht  story "Queen of the Universe"

Produced by
Ben Schwalb .... producer
 
Original Music by
Marlin Skiles 
 
Cinematography by
William P. Whitley  (as William Whitley)
 
Film Editing by
William Austin 
 
Casting by
Mickey Lewis (uncredited)
Joe Rivkin (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Dave Milton  (as David Milton)
 
Set Decoration by
Joseph Kish 
 
Makeup Department
Emile LaVigne .... makeup artist
Alice Monte .... hair stylist
Bunny Armstrong .... body makeup artist (uncredited)
Olga Collings .... hair stylist (uncredited)
John G. Holden .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Edward Morey Jr. .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Beaudine Jr. .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Sam Gordon .... property master
James West .... construction coordinator
Ted Mossman .... props (uncredited)
Art Williams .... laborer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joe Lapis .... sound engineer (as Joseph Lapis)
Charles G. Schelling .... sound editor (as Charles Schelling)
Bill Flannery .... boom operator (uncredited)
B.F. Remmington .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Al Yaylian .... cable person (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Milt Rice .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Cosgrove .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hilton Anderson .... second grip (uncredited)
Mark Armistead .... camera equipment (uncredited)
Walter Bluemel .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Todd Laclede .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Harry Lewis .... grip (uncredited)
Fred Morgan .... still photographer (uncredited)
Val O'Malley .... camera operator (uncredited)
James Peters .... best boy (uncredited)
George Satterfield .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Irene Caine .... wardrobe supervisor
Thomas Pierce .... wardrobe designer: Ms. Gabor
Neva Bourne .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Sid Mintz .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Sophia Stutz .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Phil Rand .... color technician (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jerry Irvin .... music editor
Albert Harris .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Richard Chaffee .... set continuity
Herman Rotsten .... dialogue director
Lester A. Sansom .... assistant to producer
Charles Holmberg .... doorman (uncredited)
Betty Rehm .... production secretary (uncredited)
John Ward .... first aid (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Costumes worn by the ship's officers and Motiya and other props, such as some weapons and the belt radio with the retractable microphone, were re-used or copied from Forbidden Planet (1956).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the early scene showing the crew inside the spacecraft, their work area appears to be about twenty (20) feet wide. However, the opening sequence shows men fueling a hybrid of the German V-2 rocket design which had a diameter of only a little over five (5) feet.See more »
Quotes:
Talleah:Your veapons are here. We're going to teach you how to use them.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in American Grindhouse (2010)See more »

FAQ

Who's the blonde bombshell in the opening scene? She's not listed in the credits ...
So if it's the future, how come the earthmen don't have ray guns like the Venusians?
So if there's no men, what's with the high heels and miniskirts?
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20 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Guilty Pleasure, 20 July 2004
Author: random_ax from chicago



I saw this film on late night TV as a youth and thought it was the coolest movie I had ever seen. Of course at that time, the coolest movie I'd ever seen was usually the most recent one. But there was something eerie and scary and exciting and fun about QOOS...... the hideous queen with her mask, the statuesque women of Venus, the death ray, the giant spider-beasts..and Zsa Zsa.

Of course, now I see the film for the campy delight it is and was intended. It's so-bad-it's-good and I own a copy of it and watch it when I need a laugh. The lines from the wolfish astronaut is so brutally oafish that I can't believe it was delivered with a straight face.

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