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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 »

Director:

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 »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Company Credits

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

When the Viking woman and man are being burned at the stake, the piles of burning wood are clearly far in front of them. See more »

Quotes

Ottar: [to Stark] Get your filthy hands off her, you big slobbering dog!
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One for the fans!
9 November 2006 | by JohnHowardReidSee all my reviews

Despite a meager $65,000 budget, and thanks to Corman's skill in making a little money go a long way, the film looks far more expensive than its actual cost. True, despite his co-star status in the movie's title, the serpent figures very little in the film's action, most of the heavy's duties being taken over by the fascinatingly treacherous Richard Devon and the equally charming Susan Cabot (the Wasp Woman herself). Lithe Abby Dalton plays the Viking leader with appropriate girlish gusto, while twisted but surprisingly ungrateful Jay Sayer has his menacing moments as a petulant prince. The story is absolute nonsense from first to last, but Corman keeps the action moving at such a commendably fast clip from go to whoa, a total lack of conviction doesn't really amount to a factor that will upset rabid American-International fans.


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