097 KILMA: VIRGIN OF THE JUNGLE (1976) Paul Naschy + Eva Miller
Rare! The first KILMA film with Paul Naschy and Eva Miller
Spanish Title: LA DIOSA SALVAJE [Jungle Goddess]
Original Italian Titlle: KILMA VERGINE DELLA GIUGLA [Kilma Virgin
of the Jungle]
Iglesias Bonns (as M I Bonns)
starring: Blanca Estrada (as Eva Miller) ˇ Paul Naschy ˇ Maria Perchy
ˇ Ricardo Merino ˇ Marina Feri ˇ Luis Induni
was the first Kilma project, followed immediately by KILMA
QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS. It is the only one starring Paul Naschy.
The story deals with a little girl named Laura who is in a crash while
traveling with her father in a small plane over the African jungle.
She survives; he doesn't. Fifteen years later she has become a goddess
worshipped by the natives. Her mother arranges an expedition to bring
her back to civilization; but the adventurers have a different idea.
is played by Blanca Estrada (as Eva Miller),a former circus performer
[who often shared the bigtop with Paul Naschy who was circus strongman
at the time]. Miss Estrada made 23 movies between 1973-1982, always
under her real name, except in this instance and the sequel. She retired
from acting in 1982.
Spanish director Miguel Iglesias Bonns helmed
40+ films between 1942-88, including Paul Naschy's NIGHT
OF THE HOWLING BEAST made the previous year. Mr Bonns died from
natural causes in March 2012 at age 96.
co-production in English with Dutch subtitles; fullscreen format, fully
uncut (89 minutes),
DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT; extras include theatrical