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Release Date:
15 April 1966 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
It's the battle of the sexes as savage planet women attack female space invaders! See more »
Plot:
A spaceship crashes upon an unexplored planet, and the rescuers sent to search for survivors discover that decades have passed due to time dilation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Women of the Plastic-and-Paper Mache' Planet! See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Wendell Corey ... Adm. David King
Keith Larsen ... Cmdr. Scott

John Agar ... Dr. Farrell
Paul Gilbert ... Lt. Red Bradley
Merry Anders ... Lt. Karen Lamont

Irene Tsu ... Linda

Robert Ito ... Tang (as Roberto Ito)

Stuart Margolin ... Chief
Todd Lasswell ... Lt. Charles Anderson, Tang's Father (as Todd Laswell)
Kam Tong ... Jung
Ron Stokes ... Sgt. Allen

Adam Roarke ... Harris
Paul Hampton ... Wilson
Ronald Lyon ... Sgt. Nevins (as Ron Lyon)
Sally Frei ... Sally
Suzie Kaye ... Ens. Stevens
Hans Wedemeyer ... Jang
Glenn Langan ... Capt. Ross
Anthony Lee ... Navigation Officer (as Lee Anthony)
Joyce Carol ... Centaurian Girl on Ship
Jamie McRae ... Sgt. Long (as Jamie Mc Rae)
Joanne Miya ... Zenda, Tang's Mother
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Directed by
Arthur C. Pierce 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arthur C. Pierce 

Produced by
Jack Broder .... executive producer
Madelynn Broder .... executive producer
George Edwards .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Archie R. Dalzell  (as Archie Dalzell)
 
Film Editing by
George White 
 
Art Direction by
Paul Sylos 
 
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
 
Costume Design by
Frank Tauss 
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Myrl Stoltz .... hair stylist (as Merle Stoltz)
 
Production Management
Jack Voglin .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Dixon .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ted Cooper .... property master
 
Sound Department
Larry Gannon .... sound mixer
Del Harris .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Joe Zomar .... special effects (as Joseph Zomar)
 
Casting Department
Marvin Paige .... casting consultant
 
Editorial Department
George White .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
Igo Kantor .... music editor
Del White .... music editor
Gordon Zahler .... music
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Leith Stevens .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Stanley Olsen .... script supervisor
 

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90 min | West Germany:88 min
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The original script by Arthur C. Pierce was called simply "The Prehistoric Planet", but producer Jack Broder later added "Women of..." to the title for marketing purposes. To justify this title change, brief scenes were filmed of three actresses in native garb, prancing and swimming semi-nude in the pond and waterfall on the planet. These scenes were only used in foreign release prints, but are visible briefly in the US trailer for the film.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: Shadow visible over door as Admiral King leaves the communications room.See more »
Quotes:
Lt. Red Bradley:You know me, I can light up a whole room.
[he laughs nervously]
Lt. Red Bradley:Just by walking out.
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Women of the Plastic-and-Paper Mache' Planet!, 26 February 2004
Author: Bruce Cook (brucemcook@windstream.net) from Fayetteville, GA

Another one of those 1960s sci-fi movies whose poor production standards set your teeth on edge -- but in this case the cast is a hoot!

A space expedition comprised of the prolific John Agar, Wendell Corey ("Cyborg 2087"), Lyle Waggoner ("The Carol Burnette Show"), night club comedian Paul Gilbert (the comic relief), and Stuart Magolin (Angel from "The Rockford Files") lands on an alien world (a studio set), populated by dinosuars (stock-footage lizards) and prehistoric humanoids.

The astronauts provide assistance to two local inhabitants, a man and a woman who serve as a kind of Adam and Eve for this strange world -- which turns out to be Earth! This twist ending was done so often on the Twilight Zone it will never surprise anybody again.

The male humanoid's name is Tang and the female's is Linda ( . . . Linda?). Admittedly the story attempts to interject a few interesting elements; in addition to the roaring lizards, there's a carnivorous plant and a king-sized spider. Remember, I said they TRIED, okay?

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