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Island of Lost Women
Island of Lost Women
Actor: Alan Napier
Genres: Action & Adventure
NR     2009     1hr 30min

A plane crash lands on an uncharted island inhabited by a mad scientist's nubile daughters.

     
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Actor: Alan Napier
Genres: Action & Adventure
Sub-Genres: Classics
Studio: Alpha Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 03/31/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1959
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1959
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A 1950s "B" movie with endearing charms
Parisonn of Atlantis | Minneapolis, Minnesota | 06/20/2009
(3 out of 5 stars)

"When Jeff Richards and John Smith crash-land on an uncharted Pacific island, they encounter an atomic scientist, Alan Napier, who's fled from society with his three nubile daughters: Venetia Stevenson, June Blair, and Diane Jergens. Romantic complications quickly ensue. Curiously reminiscent of "Forbidden Planet," this unabashed "B" movie -- in passable black-and-white -- avoids hokey humor and cheap titillation in order to tell a story that, while admittedly silly, holds a surprising amount of interest, even after the passage of 50 years. Those amenable to looking below the love-on-a-tropical-isle surface may note a homoerotic connection between Richards and Smith who are presented as close friends and whose "beefcake" qualities are often displayed in bare-chested footage. (Note the scene where Smith applies suntan oil to Richards' back.) Alan Napier, maintaining dignity throughout, achieved later fame as the loyal butler on TV's "Batman.""