The Wasp Woman

The Wasp Woman

Susan Cabot
Director: Roger Corman Cast: Susan Cabot
Susan Cabot
, Fred [Anthony] Eisley
Fred [Anthony] Eisley
, Barboura Morris
Barboura Morris
Roger Corman

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Overview

This goofy but entertaining horror cheapie from producer-director Roger Corman and company involves the efforts of a questionable scientist working for cosmetics magnate Susan Cabot, who is developing a new rejuvenating beauty cream derived from an enzyme secreted by wasps, intended to make women look eternally youthful. A vain woman obsessed with restoring her lost beauty, Cabot insists on being the first test subject. The solution proves remarkably effective at first, transforming her into a sultry raven-haired vixen...until she begins to take on the predatory traits of a giant female wasp, setting out on a nocturnal killing spree. Originally double-billed with The Beast from Haunted Cave, this cheesy monster mash inspired the less-amusing Leech Woman and was later remade for 1980s audiences (i.e., with a higher sex-and-gore quotient) as Evil Spawn.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/2015
UPC: 0874757060996
Original Release: 1959
Rating: NR
Source: American Pop Classic
Time: 1:13:00
Sales rank: 51,571

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Susan Cabot Janice Starlin
Fred [Anthony] Eisley Actor
Barboura Morris Mary Dennison
Jennifer Rubin Actor
William Roerick Arthur Cooper
Frank Gerstle Hellman
Bruno Ve Sota Night Watchman
Frank Wolff Actor
Anthony Eisley Bill Lane
Lynn Cartwright Maureen Reardon
Roy Gordon Paul Thompson
Michael Mark Dr. Eric Zinthrop
Dick Miller Actor

Technical Credits
Roger Corman Director,Producer
Jack Bohrer Production Designer
Leo Gordon Screenwriter
Daniel Haller Art Director
Fred Katz Score Composer
Carlos Lodato Editor
Harry Neumann Cinematographer

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