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Cobra Woman (1944)

 -  Adventure | Drama  -  12 May 1944 (USA)
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are ... See full summary »

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Jon Hall ...
Ramu
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Kado
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Hava (as Lon Chaney)
Edgar Barrier ...
Martok
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Queen
Lois Collier ...
Veeda
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Father Paul
Moroni Olsen ...
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed to an angry volcano god, worship the cobra. The island is ruled over by Tollea's evil twin Naja, the Cobra Woman, who, besides having designs on her new prisoner Ramu, also desires to eliminate any competition from her benevolent sister. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Gorgeous, glorious adventure romance in a pagan paradise ! See more »

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12 May 1944 (USA)  »

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A Mulher Serpente  »

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Filmmaker Kenneth Anger named it his favorite film. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film, Tollea's wrist is shown in close up with the two bloody cobra fang-marks visible. In the next, slightly longer, shot no such marks are visible. See more »

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[repeated line]
Tollea: I have SPOKEN!
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twin sisters, good and bad, on a voodoo island
15 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If the term Camp had never been created, then we'd have to come up with it to describe this deliriously awful, delightfully irresistible trash-masterpiece from the 1940s. Maria Montez (the queen of Camp) plays a pair of sisters, one good and one bad, who vie for control of a voodoo island. In dazzling color, the bad sister dances wildly as the natives all beg for pity, as they know that any one she happens to point to will be executed to satisfy her lust for blood. Jon Hall, later Ramar of the Jungle on TV, is the goodguy, with Sabu as his sidekick. Absolutely hypnotic in its chromotic silliness, and a must-see for all fans of films that truly are so bad that they're good.


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