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Queen of Outer Space (1958)

American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen.

Director:

Edward Bernds

Writers:

Charles Beaumont (screenplay), Ben Hecht (story "Queen of the Universe")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Talleah
Eric Fleming ... Capt. Neal Patterson
Dave Willock ... Lt. Mike Cruze
Laurie Mitchell ... Queen Yllana
Lisa Davis ... Motiya
Paul Birch ... Prof. Konrad
Patrick Waltz ... Lt. Larry Turner
Barbara Darrow ... Kaeel
Marilyn Buferd ... Odeena
Mary Ford Mary Ford ... Venusian Girl
Marya Stevens Marya Stevens ... Venusian Girl
Laura Mason Laura Mason ... Venusian Girl
Lynn Cartwright ... Venusian Girl
Kathy Marlowe Kathy Marlowe ... Venusian Girl
Coleen Drake Coleen Drake ... Venusian Girl
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Storyline

En route to Earth's orbiting space station, a spaceship with four men aboard is attacked and they awaken after their spaceship crash lands. One of them, Professor Konrad, determines they have landed on Venus, a planet scientists had believed to be uninhabitable. They are taken prisoner by the inhabitants, all beautiful women, who imprisoned the men and took control of the planet. Their masked Queen, Yllana, has plans to destroy the Earth with their beta disintegrator but there is dissent among them led by the beautiful Talleah. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Man's First Flight to Planet Venus! See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen of the Universe See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The basic plot element of this film, a planet inhabited solely by females, was used five years earlier in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953). See more »

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As the ship flies toward the space station, the porthole shows a bright blue sky outside, in outer space. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Neal Patterson: Tie her up!
Queen Yllana: Let me go!
Capt. Neal Patterson: Put her in back of that screen.
Lt. Larry Turner: It'll be a pleasure.
Queen Yllana: Let me go! You're hurting me, let me go! Let me go!
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I liked it,but it needed more.
19 October 2002 | by daverob1See all my reviews

I watched so many of these films in the 50's as a child that it's nice to go back and see them again. While this film suffers in several areas,most of it linked to production value,it can still be enjoyable if you remember that it was produced on a small budget. The main problem being the sets are terrible.This was solved in the 30's with low lighting,but none of that is found here.All sets are well lit and the color is very good.The girls are beautiful enough to make you forget the sets for a while.Barbara Darrow and Lisa Davis are better than their parts and made me fall in love with them all over again. I wish that the writer had put in a photo of "Queen Yllana" before the disfigurement to let us see Laurie Mitchell without the make-up. What can one say about Zsa Zsa Gabor except that she was herself and that always seems to be enough.Paul Birch always did the best the part demanded,but seems to be less than enthusiastic here.Eric Fleming is wooden and best in his TV role in "Rawhide". Dave Willock and Patrick Waltz are the ones having the most fun with their parts and appear not to really care if the film is not top quality. After all this, I must still say that I enjoy this film each time I see it. Just take it for what it is,"A Drive-In Movie" from the 50's.


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