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22 September 1965 (USA) See more »
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Warning! Beware their stare!
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When an atomic war on Mars destroys the planet's women, it's up to Martian Princess Marcuzan and her right-hand man Dr... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Fruity title, wonderful presentation, but sadly, a stiff... See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Marilyn Hanold ... Princess Marcuzan

James Karen ... Dr. Adam Steele (as Jim Karen)

Lou Cutell ... Dr. Nadir
Nancy Marshall ... Karen Grant
David Kerman ... Gen. Bowers
Robert Reilly ... Col. Frank Saunders / Frankenstein
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Alan Browne ... Martian Crewmember (uncredited)
Robert Fields ... Reporter (uncredited)

Bruce Glover ... Martian Crewmember / The Monster (uncredited)
Susan Stephens ... Blonde Surf-bather (poster girl) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Gaffney 
 
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R.H.W. Dillard  story (uncredited)
George Garrett  story
John Rodenbeck  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Stanley P. Darer .... associate producer
Alan V. Iselin .... executive producer
Robert McCarty .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Saul Midwall (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Lawrence C. Keating 
 
Costume Design by
Anna Hill Johnstone 
 
Makeup Department
John Alese .... special monster makeup (as John D. Alese)
 
Production Management
Ben Berk .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ben Berk .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Charles Bailey .... set designer
Mickey Bradley .... set construction
 
Sound Department
Maurice Rosenblum .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Nazario .... assistant camera
Sol Negrin .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Monte Schwartz .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Isele Bennett .... script supervisor
Michael Flaherty .... assistant to producer
Everett Shazam .... title designer
Nancy Solomon .... production secretary
 

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USA:79 min
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James Karen's film debut.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: When the space monster is advancing during the end of the film, there's a brief shot of him from below where fluorescent lights may be seen in the ceiling. It's kind of hard to believe fluorescents would be present in a space ship of alien design.See more »
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Fruity title, wonderful presentation, but sadly, a stiff..., 13 January 2008
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

A shapely intergalactic princess (complete with fancy head-dress) and her spaceship co-horts land on Earth to kidnap nubile women for "breeding purposes"; in a sub-story, a man-made astronaut who was designed to defeat the aliens has been damaged and is now a psychotic killing machine on the loose! Wild low-budgeter from director Robert Gaffney, who blends an overly-ritzy sci-fi script with the monster-movie genre, succeeding in making a grade-Z movie which looks good yet still remains a bottom-dweller for drive-ins. Gaffney juices his scenario with rock & roll interludes, artistically-shot stock footage, and a caged beast who claws at the kidnapped girls. This flick actually has some cinematic ambitions--if only Gaffney had picked up the pace a bit. As one of the chief creators of the robot, likable, low-keyed Jim Karen seems rather bemused; he needn't be embarrassed, for this is a perfect example of professionally-assembled schlock, made with the best of intentions. Plus, those Vespas look fantastic! *1/2 from ****

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