The Mesa of Lost Women

Director: Ron Ormond & Herbert Tevos

Reviewed by Paghat the Ratgirl

This nutty exploitation flick is exactly the thing to see when you're in the mood for something awesomely bad.

Jackie Coogan, who went from being a cute child star to Uncle Festus of The Addams Family, is the mad scientist who is creating a new race of dwarfish men & gorgeous women by means of his horrific spider-venom formula, the venom apparently supplied by the giant spider hiding behind the dressing room screen.

The best way to see this film is on a big screen with the sound system too loud, in order to take full advantage of the fuzzy voices & the annoying guitar soundtrack performed by Speedy Gonzales the fastest mouse in all Mexico running up & down the strings.

Ideally this loud show will be at midnight in a theater full of Z-film fanatics laughing their heads off. Barring that opportunity, you can just have over whoever you know who is willing to sit through it with you.

Ask each invited guest to write down on a piece of paper the worst film they've ever seen, then after Mesa of Lost Women concludes, reveal the list of stinkers & see if anyone had sufficient genius to light on something worse.

copyright by Paghat the Ratgirl

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