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Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)

Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines.

Director:

Don Edmonds

Writers:

Jonah Royston, John C.W. Saxton (as Jonah Royston)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dyanne Thorne ... Ilsa
Gregory Knoph ... Wolfe
Tony Mumolo Tony Mumolo ... Mario
Maria Marx Maria Marx ... Anna
Nicolle Riddell Nicolle Riddell ... Kata
Sandy Richman Sandy Richman ... Maigret
George 'Buck' Flower ... Binz (as C.D. Lafleuer)
Rodina Keeler ... Gretchen
Richard Kennedy ... General (as Wolfgang Roehm)
Lance Marshall Lance Marshall ... Richter
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The scene is set from the start - Ilsa, chief warden of a Nazi concentration - is enjoying the pleasures of one of her male captives. He has the temerity to orgasm before she does, and is speedily hauled off by 2 of Ilsa's henchwomen for speedy castration. Shortly after, a lorry load of fresh female captives arrives. Ilsa informs them: "Do not be afraid, we are doctors." While this statement is true, the reality is that she wishes to use them in "medical experiments" to prove that women are as able to withstand pain as men, in fact better. This is in fact "proved" by flogging one of each to death at the same time, with the two henchwomen laying on with whips while stripped to the waist. After much more along the same lines, Ilsa's nemesis arrives - a blond, blue-eyed American who has been swept up in the death camps. He satisfies her, but weakened by lust for him, Ilsa fails to spot the inevitable prisoners revolt which reverses the table on the baddies. Ilsa is given the full, um, ... Written by tmulqueen

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Trivia

Phyllis Davis was originally considered for the role of Ilsa. See more »

Goofs

When the truckload of women arrive at the camp, Ilsa asks, "How many this time?" The doctor replies, "15," but only 13 women get off the truck. See more »

Quotes

Ilsa: You have been given the honor of sleeping with a German woman, an officer of the SS!
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Alternate Versions

Anchor Bay's DVD release is the complete, uncut version of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Panzer Voran!
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Lied der Panzergruppe Kleist
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Exudes B movie charm
10 December 1999 | by Zombie79See all my reviews

When this movie first came out in the 70's it was a 42nd street style grindhouse pleaser that would have shocked mainstream audiences; however with the advent of video few will be so shocked today. Ilsa is impossible to take seriously. Sure medical torture was carried out by the Nazis but this movie is not like Men behind the sun, and you will be left questioning the authenticity of Ilsas source. Ilsa can be enjoyed as an exercise in bad taste that John Waters would enjoy; torture, Nasty nazis and a range of bad accents, though Joe DeBlascos SFX makeup is pretty good.The camerawork is good giving it a gritty feel, and the sets (used by Hogans heros!) are impressive. Ilsa will neither exceed nor dissapoint as an exploitation flick, and thats my recommendation.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

October 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aeteas Filmproduktions See more »
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Mono

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1.66 : 1
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