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Last Woman on Earth (1960)

 -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  5 August 1960 (USA)
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Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin, are swimming while on vacation in Puerto Rico. When they resurface, they gradually conclude that an unexplained, ... See full summary »

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Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin, are swimming while on vacation in Puerto Rico. When they resurface, they gradually conclude that an unexplained, temporary interruption of oxygen has killed everyone on the island... maybe even the world! Written by Kim Williams <KDWms@webtv.net>

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It was Roger Corman's practice when going on location to make the most of that location by shooting a second film. This film was made because Corman was in Puerto Rico to shoot Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961). See more »

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Despite the fact that all oxygen was supposed to have run out, two birds can clearly be seen flying past when the three survivors first go down to the beach. See more »

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Martin Joyce: You mean you'd exile one-third of the human race?
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This was produced by Roger Corman's Filmgroup company. On the Allied Artists televison prints, it is listed as "A Film Group Picture." See more »

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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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Moves along at a steady clip.
11 May 2004 | by (NJ) – See all my reviews

"Last Woman On Earth" moves along at a steady clip and has an exciting ending (with a disappointing conclusion).  It is a film that benefits from smart writing, an on location shoot, and an interesting meshing of script with Jazzy soundtrack. There is an underwater scene that was quite excellently filmed. For that matter, the whole film was quite excellently filmed.  Even though this film predates the first James Bond film, it has a bit of a "Dr. No" feel to it.  No, it is no "Dr. No", but neither was its budget a Bond budget. You're not missing much if you never see "Last Woman On Earth", but if you do see it you won't feel like you wasted 71 minutes of your life.  It's a pretty good film -- a sad little tale about good and evil.


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