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Sh! The Octopus (1937)

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Comedy-mystery finds Detectives Kelly and Dempsey trapped in a deserted lighthouse with a group of strangers who are being terrorized by a killer octopus AND a mysterious crime figure named... See full summary »

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Comedy-mystery finds Detectives Kelly and Dempsey trapped in a deserted lighthouse with a group of strangers who are being terrorized by a killer octopus AND a mysterious crime figure named after the title sea creature. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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11 December 1937 (USA)  »

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Oktapodi  »

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The original play opened in New York on 21 February 1928. See more »

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In many scenes, wires operating the octopus's tentacles can be seen. See more »

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Polly Crane: What a headache... what'd I hit, a telephone pole?
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Remake of The Gorilla (1927) See more »

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old-time fun movie
3 January 2000 | by (east brunswick,nj) – See all my reviews

This picture was made in 1937.I think I saw it when it was first released.I must have been 8 years old. I remember I thought it was both scary and hilarious.I thought Hugh Herbert's "woo,woo,woo" comic trademark was a hoot. Now that I am no longer 8 years old,I'd like to see it again to see how my tastes have matured(if at all).


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