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Queen of Blood (1966)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | March 1966 (USA)
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The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit. Alien ship crash lands on Mars, and a rescue team is sent out from ... See full summary »

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Allan Brenner
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Dr. Farraday
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Laura James
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Paul Grant
Florence Marly ...
Alien Queen
Robert Boon ...
Anders Brockman
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Tony Barrata
Robert Porter
Terry Lee
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Farraday's aide (as Forrest Ackerman)
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T. Pochepa ...
Woman on alien planet (archive footage)
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The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit. Alien ship crash lands on Mars, and a rescue team is sent out from Earth. (The plot thickens! :) Eventually a surviving female is located and brought on to the human ship. The female is light green with an amazing hair-do. After some unsuccessful attempts by the human crew to feed her, she is more or less left to herself. (Ominous, is it not?) While most of the crew sleeps, the Alien female hypnotizes the astronaut on guard. When the crew awakens, she is sleeping, and the guard is DEAD! Brief examination shows that the Alien ate his blood. THE QUEEN OF BLOOD! Naturally, there is a lot of blood plasma on the ship, so they feed the alien using that supply. When they are almost home, however, yet another crew member is eaten, a fight breaks out, and the alien is accidentally killed before she can finish the third guy. Phew! The ship lands on Earth, finally! But there is... Written by Markus Torpvret <torpvret@erlang.ericsson.se>

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HIDEOUS BEYOND BELIEF... with an INHUMAN CRAVING See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Flight to a Far Planet  »

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Trivia

Released on a double-bill by AIP with Blood Bath (1966). See more »

Goofs

The Cyrillic letters CCCP (USSR) can be seen on the side of the "American" rocket ship, betraying the fact that this film used stock footage from a Russian sci-fi film. See more »

Quotes

Laura James: [Before sending the corpse of fellow astronaut into space] King James Bible "Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture." Ps. 100:4 King James version.
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Crazy Credits

In the ending credits, the last character credited is "Florence Marly as ?" See more »

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Featured in Son of Svengoolie: Planet of Blood (1966) (1981) See more »

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Alien: The Prequel!
29 September 2001 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

All right, here's the plot of "Queen of Blood." A space ship gets a signal from a crashed alien craft. The crewmen land, rescue a strange female creature and take her with them back to Earth. But during the voyage the creature starts picking off the Earthlings one by one, until she's killed by the ship's one female crew member. Sound familiar? Of course, this is a Roger Corman cheapo pasted together from footage of a Communist SF flick intercut with a couple of days of Hollywood shooting, including what was probably two or three hours of work from Basil Rathbone and Forrest Ackerman. Ridley Scott was able to considerably pump up the material two decades later. But why writer-director Curtis Harrington didn't sue Alien's producers for plagiarism is beyond me.


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