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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 » | Full 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)

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)
Certification:
USA:Unrated | USA:TV-PG (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Many of the models, sets, and special effects are taken from World Without End (1956).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: As the ship flies toward the space station, the porthole shows a bright blue sky outside, in outer space.See more »
Quotes:
Queen Yllana:I'm going to allow myself the exquisite pleasure of watching you while I obliterate the Earth.See more »
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FAQ

Who's the blonde bombshell in the opening scene? She's not listed in the credits ...
Haven't I seen those uniforms before?
So if there's no men, what's with the high heels and miniskirts?
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32 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
A side-splitter, 24 February 2002
Author: frankfob from California

To the ranks of "Go ahead, make my day", "Badges? We don't need to stinkin' badges" and "You had me at hello," can now be added "Men cannot liff vizout vimmin," uttered dreamily by renowned philosopher Zsa Zsa Gabor in this no-budget sci-fi "epic". Everybody involved seems to be having a good time, with the exception of lead Eric Fleming, who goes through the movie with a "when this is done I'm gonna strangle my agent" look on his face, but it's a fun movie to watch. Director Ed Bernds made his name at the helm of some of the better Three Stooges shorts--including "Micro Phonies", considered by many Stoogephiles to be the team's best--so you know he couldn't have been taking this thing seriously while he was making it. (I've always wondered, however, how a writer with the stature of Ben Hecht--credited with the story--got involved in a project like this. Then a few years ago I read an article that said Hecht got loaded at a party one night and started spinning a yarn about a spaceship that crash-lands on a planet of beautiful, horny women. Somebody who heard that story passed it on to someone else, and eventually it became "Queen of Outer Space." Hecht sued the producers when he heard it was being made into a film, and as part of the settlement he got a story credit.)

It's still a fun movie, although by no standards could it be considered a good one. Just appreciate it for what it is--a chance for '50s teenage boys to see lots of tall, beautiful, leggy women running around in skimpy outfits and short skirts, for one thing--sit down with a six-pack and a pizza and have a good time.

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