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Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women

1967

A team of astronauts crashes on the surface of Venus. Accompanied by their robot, they explore the surface and end up destroying the Venusian God. This film is also known as "The Gill Women" and "The Gill Women of Venus". This film began life as a Soviet-produced work. An American producer then added some new footage and changed the credits to hide the film's Soviet origin. The original film, "Planeta Bur", is also known as "Cosmonauts on Venus", "Planet of Storms", "Planet of Tempests", "Planeta Burg", and "Storm Planet". Much of the film "Planeta Bur" was also incorporated into the "American" film "Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet". This film was shown in "Pathe" color, which is essentially just a method of placing color filters over a black and white film. Consequently, the color that you see is not the true color of the sets but instead represents an "interpretation" of a black and white original. This film can be downloaded as a Theora file. The file size is approximately 25% larger than the MPEG-2, with similar quality. Simply click on this link. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. More information is also available from the Wikipedia article here.




Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women is a 1968 science fiction film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The film is an adapted version of Curtis Harrington's Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet, which in turn is adapted from the Russian 1962 feature Planeta Bur by Pavel Klushantsev. No footage from Planeta Bur appears in Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women that did not appear in Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet, and the dubbing is the same.<></> In the United States, this film is in the public domain.

Plot

Astronauts landing on Venus encounter dangerous creatures and almost meet sexy Venusian women. The astronauts kill a creature that is worshiped by the Venusian women who then attempt to use their powers of nature to kill the astronauts but fail. At last, the astronauts leave the planet and their robot that was burnt by the volcano fire is placed as a god by the Venusian women who have already destroyed the statue of their previous god (a bird).

Cast

  • Mamie Van Doren as Moana
  • Mary Marr as Verba
  • Paige Lee as Twyla
  • Gennadi Vernov as Astronaut Andre Freneau
  • Margot Hartman as Mayaway
  • Irene Orton as Meriama
  • Pam Helton as Wearie
  • Frankie Smith as Woman of Venus

Production

The movie was known as Gill Men at one stage. It was the last film made by the Filmgroup company. His then-wife Polly Platt] worked on the film as a production designer.

See also




  • Category:1968 films
    Category:1960s adventure films
    Category:1960s science fiction films
    Category:American adventure films
    Category:American independent films
    Category:American International Pictures films
    Category:American science fiction films
    Category:English-language films
    Category:Exploitation films
    Category:Films directed by Peter Bogdanovich
    Category:Plagiarism controversies
    Category:Films set in prehistory
    Category:Prehistoric people in popular culture
    Category:Space adventure films
    Category:Venus in film
  • 3.06
    Norman D. Wells
    rights: 
    Copyright 1967 by The Filmgroup, Inc. (expired)

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