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

Also Known As

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

Background

The Wasp Woman (aka The Bee Girl and Insect Woman) is an American science fiction film produced and directed by Roger Corman (who also plays a cameo as a doctor in the film) which was completed in 1959. The film was originally released as a double feature with Beast From Haunted Cave. To pad out the running time when the film was released to television two years later, a new prologue was added to the film by director Jack Hill. (Wikipedia)

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