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She Demons (1958)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 January 1958 (USA)
Heroic, but dull, Fred Maklin and beautiful, but spoiled, Jerrie Turner wash up on an uncharted tropical island. They are soon captured by ex-Nazi Colonel Osler, who also has imprisoned a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tod Griffin ...
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Rudolph Anders ...
Gene Roth ...
Igor
Leni Tana ...
Mona Osler
Charles Opunui ...
Kris Kamana
Whitey Hughes
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Storm Trooper
Billy Dix ...
Storm Trooper
Larry Gelbman ...
Storm Trooper
Maureen Janzen ...
She Demon
Grace Mathews ...
She Demon
Michael Stoycoff ...
Storm Trooper
The Diane Nellis Dancers ...
The She Demons
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Storyline

Heroic, but dull, Fred Maklin and beautiful, but spoiled, Jerrie Turner wash up on an uncharted tropical island. They are soon captured by ex-Nazi Colonel Osler, who also has imprisoned a bevy of beauty contest winners whom he allows to be whipped by his slavering Nazi storm troopers. He has, you see, been extracting some glandular substance from the girls to inject into his wife Mona, who suffered terrible facial disfigurement, in efforts to restore her beauty. Things get worse as the island is used for test bombing by the US Air Force. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Horrific Nazi Experiments Gone Awry! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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1 January 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dochters van de duivel  »

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$65,000 (estimated)
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(Ryder Sound Services)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Macklin and the German guard are fighting in the laboratory. The fight has several sequences in which there are stunt doubles. The problem is that both stunt doubles hair doesn't even come close to matching who they are portraying. Their hair is sandy blond instead of brown. See more »

Quotes

Fred Maklin: Please... I beg of you. Do what you want with us, but in heaven's name release the girl!
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silly tropical isle drive-in monster trash fun
15 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

All right, it's cheese; add a little ham on white bread, and you got a sandwich with filling, if not much spice.

Very loosely based on "The Island of Dr. Moreau," this silly '50s drive-in aimed horror movie moves too well to be as bad as critics say. Nothing here makes any sense, but it's really background for pop-corn (and for that old '50s drive-in mating behavior, 'necking'). Making the villains fugitives from Nazi Germany is definitely a plus, because it adds to the senselessness of the mad doctor's 'experiments.' The 'dance of the natives' is stupid but enjoyably choreographed, and the babes are hot for their day.

Light-weight and generally inoffensive exploitation. Again, the pacing is the surprise - put your brain on hold and let it go through its B-movie paces, this won't bore you.


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