I have no idea who made this movie. It has no credits at all and a web search yielded no details. I thought it was a nice piece of Indy fun. If you know anything about this film, I’m curious. Maybe it was made for a film school or something? I am forgiving of films that don’t cost 100 million dollars and I’ve got to appreciate a good yarn.
Mesa of Lost Women has been regarded as one of the worse movies of all time. It’s amazing they could make something like this without Ed Wood. Mad Scientist Dr. Aranya makes dwarves, giant spiders and a race of “superwomen” created by injecting them with spider venom.
The founder and owner of a large cosmetics company, Janice Starlin (Susan Cabot), is disturbed when her firm’s sales begin to drop after it becomes apparent to her customer base that she is aging. Scientist Eric Zinthrop (Michael Mark) has been able to extract enzymes from the royal jelly of the queen wasp that can reverse the aging process.
A series of experiments cause a scientist to go ape.