The Wasp Woman (1960) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Susan Cabot, Barboura Morris, Michael Mark, Anthony Eisley

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THE WASP WOMAN is a low-budget sci-fi movie directed in 1960 by Roger Corman. Michael Mark, a scientist, makes experiments with the royal jelly of wasps. He is sure that his discovery is the elixir of youth and proposes it to Susan Cabot, a cosmetics entrepreneur, who is desperately seeking a new successful product. She volunteers to test the product. A not so good idea.
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Plot & Themes

**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story magical being/mental/magical powers    -   Yes kind of powers:    -   vampires Character operated on/altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Bioformed into another form of life Giant monster movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can change shapes Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th Century (1950-1970) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   bar/restaurant

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   upbeat

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