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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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Cast

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Tollea / Naja
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 ...
MacDonald
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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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featuring the Stars of "Arabian Nights" (all original posters) See more »

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Adventure | Drama

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12 May 1944 (USA)  »

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A Mulher Serpente  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

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

Goofs

During the snake dances, the cobra is an obvious puppet in the long- and medium-distance shots and a real cobra in the snake-only closeups. See more »

Quotes

Kado: Look! Music maker also murder stick!
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Referenced in Mama (2013) See more »

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Reemaimbair ladies, you haf seen nothin' unushell here today
11 October 1998 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Must be seen to be believed. This is a classic! The cobra dance will have you on the floor, guaranteed. Note that the deus ex machina is a chimpanzee. Fabulous performance by Maria Montez as good and evil twins with able support from Sabu, John Hall, and the old lady who plays Maria's grandmother. "Joo meen, Joo arre my grandmother!" Favorite moments: Bad twin's procession to the bathing site, all scenes with Sabu, "the Fire Death Hymn". But NOTHING can top the cobra dance. And you'll love the headwear. Don't miss it!


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