Fire Maidens from Outer Space 1956

A team of astronauts lands on a moon of Jupiter to find it populated with beautiful young women looking for mates. An old man explains to the explorers the group's story, as well as the moon's dangers.

The Cast

Anthony Dexter-Luther Blair
Susan Shaw-Hestia
Paul Carpenter-Capt. Larson
Jacqueline Curtis-Duessa
Harry Fowler-Sydney Stanhope
Sydney Tafler-Dr. Higgins
Owen Berry-Prasus
Rodney Diak-Anderson

The Director: Cy Roth
The Writers: Cy Roth, Cy Roth

Film Trivia

The rocket launch used in this film is actually a V-2 rocket that was confiscated by the United States after the Germans were defeated in World War II. The launch took place at the White Sands test range in New Mexico around 1946. It has been used in a number of other 1950s era science fiction films.
This 1956 release takes place on the 13th moon of Jupiter. In real life, Jupiter's 13th moon was discovered in 1974.
The exterior establishing shots of the Astronomical Station prominently feature the distinctive clock tower of the administration block at MGM Borehamwood, since demolished.
Jacqueline Curtis receives 'and introducing' credit.
In November 1992, Fire Maidens of Outer Space was featured as an episode of movie-mocking television show Mystery Science Theater 3000..
The anonymous actor playing the creature wears dark, tight-fitting clothing with clearly visible zippers.[
Each of the meteors in the meteor storm, whilst going to the 13th moon, makes a whooshing sound in the vacuum of space where sound is nonexistent.