Divas... Lesbian Sex... and Nude Catfights: The War Goddess
FINALLY! THE FULLY UNCUT 101 MINUTE PRINT!
Italian Title: LE GUERRIRE DAK SENO NUDO [Wars In The Nude]
This Uncut Print is Under the Name: THE AMAZONS
director: Terence Young
starring: Alena Johnston · Sabine Sun · Helga Line · Rosanna Yanni ·
Malisa Longo · Angelo Infanti · Luciana Paluzzi
the story of Amazons living - without men - in the age of swords and
chariots. As the film opens, the tribe is holding a contest to select
a new queen. The final conflict is ultimately between Antiope and Oreitheia;
it is eventually settled in a [nude] catfight. Blonde Antiope becomes
the new queen. Since there are no men in their community, they hire
suitors from another nation once a year in hopes of becoming pregnant
and thus ensuring the continuation of their tribe. The Amazons go to
meet a group of Greek soldiers for their annual mating ritual. A Greek
merchant pretends to be a Captain so he can have sex with Queen Antiope.
Much to her dismay, she actually [for the first time] enjoys the sexual
encounter. This leads to unexpected challenges and blood on the battlefield.
two leads - Alena Johnston and Sabine Sun - didn't like each other in
real life. Ms Sun, a veteran French actress starring in over 40 movies
AND dating the director Terence Young, felt that
Ms Johnston was woefully inexperienced and not deserving of top billing.
While it is true that Alena Johnston had a very shallow filmography,
limited to only a small 'walk-on role' in Funny Girl,
some insiders believe that the hatred was more deep-rooted involving
some romantic entanglements between Alena and the director. Regardless
of the reason, that friction was the catalyst for one of the most realistic
catfights in cinema.
Terence Young helmed a series of nondescript "B" actioners
in the Fifties (with interchangeable titles like Safari, Action
of the Tiger, Tank Force, Paratrooper) for British
Warwick Studios. That production company was owned by producer Albert
Broccoli, the man who purchased the James Bond rights
from Ian Fleming in 1960. Terence Young was tapped to direct Dr No
in 1962. He would also make From Russia With Love and Thunderball
before forming his own production facility. Mr Young died from lung
cancer at age 77 in September 1994.
Sabine Sun was the wife of director Terence Young for twenty years,
married shortly after the release of this film until his death in 1993.
She made a couple British comedies (e.g., What's New Pussycat?,
1965) before moving to Europe for a lucrative career of 40+ films which
included some Spaghetti Westerns (SARTANA)
and the French thriller SADISTIC