"You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility."
Anne Francis in a costume test for Forbidden Planet (1956)
Anne Francis in a publicity still for Forbidden Planet (1956)
Earth woman, shall I tell you what I would like?
Jane Fonda as Barbarella (1968)
Jane Fonda on the set of Barbarella (1968)
Maila Nurmi in Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
“Boy meets girl – from Outer Space” by Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c. 1955, New York
They Live (1988)
“We could be pets, we could be food, but all we really are is livestock.”
Anne Francis in Forbidden Planet (1956)
Jane Fonda as Barbarella, Rome, 1967
by David Hurn
One of the legends about this film was that Ed Wood used hubcaps as flying saucers. When really they were made from cheap model flying saucer kits purchased at a local toy store. But the “hubcap myth” was such a good story that Wood continued to claim it in interviews.(x)