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Strangler of the Swamp (1946)

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A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for... See full summary »

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A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for his death. Maria, granddaughter of the guilty ferryman, decides to operate the ferry service. Chris Sanders, a son of one of the men who did the hanging, and Maria fall in love. The "strangler" seizes Chris and Maria offers her life if Chris is spared. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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2 January 1946 (USA)  »

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Der Würger im Nebel  »

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One of the very, very small number of films produced by PRC that are critically regarded as achieving something approaching B-movie status. Its status was enhanced by it's inclusion in William K. Everson's "Classics of the Horror Film" (1974) in which he praised German director Frank Wisbar's work on the film. See more »

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[first lines]
[Christian picks up a corpse lying on the bottom of Joseph's ferry]
Joseph Hart: Can I be of any more help?
Christian Sanders: No, thank you, Joseph.
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Remake of Fährmann Maria (1936) See more »

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Atmospheric poverty-row horror
4 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

Very well done and spooky horror movie from poverty-row film company PRC who usually put out really cheesy films like DEVIL BAT or THE FLYING SERPENT. German expatriate director Wisbar does wonders with a small budget and his studio-bound swamp set. Gaunt and ghoulish Charles Middleton is effective as the Strangler.


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