Prehistoric Women

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This article is about the 1950 film. For the 1967 film, see Prehistoric Women (1967 film).
Prehistoric Women
Directed by Gregg C. Tallas
Produced by Sam X. Abarbanel/Albert J. Cohen
Written by Sam X. Abarbanel/Gregg C. Tallas
Starring Laurette Luez/Allan Nixon
Music by Raoul Kraushaar
Cinematography Lionel Lindon
Edited by James Graham
Distributed by Eagle-Lion films
Alliance Productions
Release dates
  • November 1, 1950 (1950-11-01) (U.S.)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Prehistoric Women is a 1950 low-budget fantasy adventure film, written and directed by Gregg C. Tallas and starring Laurette Luez and Allan Nixon. It also features Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon, and Mara Lynn. Released by Alliance Productions, this independent film was also titled The Virgin Goddess. Prehistoric Women is seemingly influenced by and is similar to the 1940 film One Million B.C. A remake (sometimes known as 'Slave Girls' ) was made in 1967, and starred Martine Beswick.


Tigri (Luez) and her stone age friends, all of which are women, hate all men. However, she and her Amazon tribe see men as a "necessary evil" and capture them for potential husbands. Engor (Nixon), who is smarter than the rest of the men, is able to escape them. He discovers fire and battles enormous beasts. After he is recaptured by the women, he discovers fire and drives off a dragon-like creature. The women are impressed with him, including their prehistoric queen. Engor marries Tigri and they begin a new, more civilized, tribe.


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