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

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | December 1957 (USA)
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:

Viking Women 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

The rudder braking off the boat was not in the script. It just happened and Corman made it work for the film. See more »

Goofs

In the cave where the Viking men are held captive, the floor is hard and flat, quite unlike the dirt floor in a real cave. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) See more »

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A Real Hoot
4 August 2000 | by BaronBl00dSee all my reviews

I laughed myself silly watching this "epic" about several viking women going to sea to find their men, seemingly lost at sea. The women(all very good looking with their blonde hair flowing over their statuesque shoulders) construct a boat and sail only to be caught up in a whirlpool that sends them near a hideous sea serpent(looking like something bought at a five and ten store) and to the land of the Grimolts...a race of people that have enslaved all the unfortunate beings that land on their territory. The Grimolts are savages, and have enslaved the viking men. From here the film chronicles how the viking women get back with their viking men. As another reviewer stated, this is certainly not up to Roger Corman's standard good work with a small budget. Instead, this is a cheap movie with a ridiculous script, poorly acted leads(must be all that blonde hair going to everyone's head), and some of the most unbelievable costumes, sets, and special effects around. Yet, the film has a certain charm to it and I found myself enjoying it quite a bit. Some of the lines and situations are natural knee-slappers. Just wait till you see the scene at the Grimolt banquet when out of nowhere a pretty girl starts dancing to 50's style music in a sheepskin. The scene of the the fire-burning at the stakes is another belly-roller as the two lead vikings profess their love. Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent is a lot of fun to watch...some of the humour intentional and much of it unintentional.


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