Movies You’ve Probably Never Heard of #4

‘The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent’ (1957)

Isn’t this one of the most beautiful film titles you’ve ever heard? Doesn’t it just role off the tongue? This bonkers Corman produced and directed effort is basically a waring tribes deal with a puppet inserted for funzo. Alas I’m afraid I can’t really sex this up any better than the cheesy voiceover dude who offers these insightful, if incredibly misleading, words of optimism: ‘See the dance of desire, prelude to orgiastic revelries that only ancient civilisations knew (a little history lesson for you there)…, but one of the viking women has the evil serpent of jealousy in her heart (nasty condition that)…, see the fires of hate flare into the consuming flames of Hades‘ (ooh did you spot the switch in Nordic to Greek? Nice), and so on and so forth. Not really rememberable for anything other than the scantily clad ladies (including the pretty hot Abby Dalton) and the worlds least scary sock puppet attacking tribes folk. If nothing else you’ve just learned the word orgiastic (to resemble an orgy).
So step forward, is there anyone out there who can possibly remember this little gem?

Note: Yes that is the movie’s original real name that featured in the original release and trailor. However it was shortened on subsequent releases and on TV as Viking Women and the Serpent
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2 thoughts on “Movies You’ve Probably Never Heard of #4

  1. Rev. L. Don Campbell, II, KSC says:

    MST3K Episode 317. A good one.

  2. The Igloo Keeper... says:

    Nice! reviewed this on my blog also.

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