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The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1957)

A group of lonely Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarians that also hold their men captive. ... See full summary »

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Roger Corman

Writers:

Lawrence L. Goldman (screenplay) (as Lawrence Louis Goldman), Irving Block (from a story by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Abby Dalton ... Desir
Susan Cabot ... Enger
Bradford Jackson Bradford Jackson ... Vedric (as Brad Jackson)
June Kenney ... Asmild
Richard Devon ... Stark
Betsy Jones-Moreland Betsy Jones-Moreland ... Thyra
Jonathan Haze ... Ottar
Jay Sayer Jay Sayer ... Senya
Lynette Bernay Lynette Bernay ... Dagda (as Lynn Bernay)
Sally Todd Sally Todd ... Sanda
Gary Conway ... Jarl
Michael Forest ... Zarko (as Mike Forrest)
Wilda Taylor ... Grimolt Dancer
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Storyline

A group of lonely Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarians that also hold their men captive. There is a cameo appearance by the sea serpent. Written by Steven Otte <flagator@gate.net>

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Notorious Beauties Lost in a Fantastic HELL-ON-EARTH! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Voyage of the Viking Women to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent See more »

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Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Malibu Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gary Conway's debut. See more »

Goofs

In the great hall of the building the curtains are held up by metal curtain rings. See more »

Quotes

Ottar: [to Stark] Get your filthy hands off her, you big slobbering dog!
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Connections

Referenced in El pasado (2007) See more »

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Corman's historical epic....?
14 July 2000 | by Wilbur-10See all my reviews

A Corman cheapie which follows the fortunes of a tribe of Viking women, as they set sail to find their menfolk who have not returned from an earlier voyage.

Women are all statuesque blondes, apart from the evil one who, in the best film-noir tradition, is brunette.

After setting sail in the flimsiest longship imaginable ( a 20 ft canoe ), the women are pulled into a vortex and terrorised by a giant sea-serpent which causes them to be washed ashore in a strange land. Here they find there menfolk, who had followed a similar path and are now enslaved by a barbarian tribe, the Grimaults and forced to work down their mines.

The men are all bottle-blonde surf-dudes, and after some comings and goings the women manage to free their other halfs, and all manage to escape.

Any film with a title this tongue in cheek, particularly a Corman one, is difficult not to have some affection for. That said 'Viking Women....' is very poor in all departments, with script, performances, narrative all out of the bottom drawer. Not of the standard of other Corman films of the period, such as 'Day the World Ended' which despite limitations did have some recognisable strengths.


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