The Wasp Woman

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1959
  • Black and White
  • Running Time: 73 Min.
  • Production Co: Film Group Feature | Santa Cruz Productions Inc.
  • Distribution Co: The Filmgroup (1960) (USA) (theatrical) | Grand National Pictures (1960) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roger Corman & Jack Hill (uncredited)
  • Written by Leo Gordon, Kinta Zertuche (story)
  • Starring Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, William Roerick, Michael Mark, Frank Gerstle
  • Produced by Roger Corman
  • Original Music by Fred Katz
  • Cinematography by Harry Neumann
  • Film Editing by Carlo Lodato

Plot Summary

  • The head of a major cosmetics company experiments on herself with a youth formula made from royal jelly extracted from wasps, but the formula's side effects have deadly consequences.


  • Horror Of The Winged Menace !
  • A beautiful woman by day - a lusting queen wasp by night.
  • Strong men forced to satisfy a passion no human knows.

Also Known As

  • La Donna vespa (Italy)
  • Insect Woman
  • La Mujer insecto (Venezuela)
  • The Bee Girl
  • Die Wespenfrau (Germany)
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