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Fire Maidens of Outer Space

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About Fire Maidens of Outer Space

Hapless ’50s astronauts land on what we’re told is the 13th moon of Jupiter (which wasn’t discovered until 1974!) and find it’s another planet full of zoftig women who like to dance to Borodin’s Polovtian Dances at the drop of a needle. The popular planet-of-pulchritude formula seems to have originated with Abbott & Costello Go to Mars.

About Mick Garris

Mick Garris will be Executive Producing a film for Universal called Unbroken. It is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing. Previously, Garris created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself.  Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link!  Mick’s latest books “Snow Shadows” and “Tyler’s Third Act” are now out from Cemetery Dance. A new novella, “Ugly”, and new Hollywood desert noir novel, “SALOME”, will be coming out this year.

3 Responses to Fire Maidens of Outer Space

  1. Phil Fasso says:

    “Not much of a monster, but then it’s not much of a movie.” I love you, Mick Garris.

  2. JoeS says:

    Can’t make much of an argument for the movie, but, if you have your own “band” around you – it can be a lot of cheezy fun. Believe it or not, a 35mm film print still exists and has played at various festivals around the country.

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