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Sh! The Octopus (1937)

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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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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References Habeas Corpus (1928) See more »

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Goofy but enjoyable.
21 August 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

While not the best known comedy in the world, it could have been a lot worse. This movie, which runs a mere 55 min., has some very good bits of comedy, and the acting is fairly decent. I taped this off of TCM, but I would like to find a nice copy on VHS.


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