Queen of Outer Space (1958)

USA, 1958
80m
35mm film, Cinemascope, colour (DeLuxe), 2.35:1
mono (Westrex Recording System), English

An American science fiction film directed by Edward Bernds.

Plot Summary

A spaceship is blown off course by a laser beam and crashes on Venus where the crew is menaced by giant spiders and meets a race of women led by an evil Queen.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Edward Bernds
© MCMLVIII [1958] by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation presents
Produced by: Ben Schwalb
Screenplay by: Charles Beaumont
From a Story by: Ben Hecht
Director of Photography: William Whitley
Film Editor: William Austin
Music Composed by: Marlin Skiles
Sound Engineer: Joseph Lapis
Wardrobe Supervision by: Irene Caine
Makeup Artist: Emile LaVigne
Hair Styles: Alice Monte
Art Director: David Milton

Cast
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Talleah)
Eric Fleming (Capt. Patterson)
Dave Willock (Cruze)
Laurie Mitchell (Queen Yllana)
Lisa Davis (Motiya)
Paul Birch (Prof. Konrad)
Patrick Waltz (Larry Turner)
Barbara Darrow (Kaeel)
Marilyn Buferd (Odeena)
Mary Ford
Marya Stevens
Laura Mason
Lynn Cartwright
Kathy Marlowe
Coleen Drake
Tania Velia
Norma Young
Marjorie Durant
Gerry Gaylor

Alternative Titles

Garotas do Outro Espaço – Portuguese title
In den Krallen der Venus – West German title
Królowa kosmosu – Polish title
Queen of the Universe
Rebelião dos Planetas
– Brazilian title
La rebelión de los planetas – Mexican title
La regina di Venere – Italian title
La reina del espacio – Panamanian title
La reina del espacio exterior – Spanish title
I vasilissa tou diastimatos – Greek title
Women Without Men – alternative title
Королева космоса – Russian title

Includes extracts from
Flight to Mars (1951)
World Without End (1956)

Extracts included in
2016: We Remember Part Two (2016)
Monsters, Madmen & Machines: 80 Years of Science Fiction (1984)
Nightmare Festival (1989)

References

Periodicals
The Daily Cinema no.8140 (13 April 1959) p.7
The Film Daily vol.114 no.49 (9 September 1958) p.6
The Hollywood Reporter vol.151 no.11 (13 August 1958)
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.26 no.304 (May 1959) p.61
Motion Picture Herald vol.212 no.7 (16 August 1958) p.945
Time Out no.508 (11 January 1980) p.47
Variety 13 August 1958

Books
The Allied Artists Checklist by Len D. Martin p.108 – illustrated credits, synopsis, note
Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.182-183 – illustrated credits, review
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.403 – credits
Nuclear Movies: A Filmography by Mick Broderick p.54 – credits, review
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.388 – credits
Variety Science-Fiction Movies by Julian Brown (ed.) p.87 – illustrated credits, review