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The Flying Serpent (1946)

 -  Horror  -  1 February 1946 (USA)
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
George Zucco ...
Ralph Lewis ...
Richard Thorpe
Hope Kramer ...
Mary Forbes
Eddie Acuff ...
Jerry 'Jonsey' Jones
Wheaton Chambers ...
Louis Havener
James Metcalf ...
Dr. James Lambert (as James Metcalfe)
Henry Hall ...
Sheriff Bill Hayes
Milton Kibbee ...
Hastings (as Miltin Kibbee)
Budd Buster ...
Head of Inquest
Terry Frost ...
Vance Bennett
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills his wife by giving her one of the beast's feathers, causing the creature to track her down and slaughter her. Now Dr. Forbes uses this twisted knowledge to extract revenge upon his enemies by placing one of the serpent's feathers on his intended victim and letting the beast loose to wreak havoc. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Relic of an ancient terror born a billion years ago!

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Horror

Certificate:

Approved
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1 February 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killer with Wings  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film is a virtual rehash of The Devil Bat (1940), which had been one of Producers Releasing Corporation's (PRC) biggest successes. See more »

Goofs

Wires are visible on the monster when it is air-born. See more »

Quotes

Mary Forbes: Doctor Lambert, I wish there had never been any such thing as Aztec Indians! Father does nothing but think, dream and talk Aztecs!
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Crazy Credits

Director Jean Yarbrough's name spelled as ``Yarborough'' in credits. See more »

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Referenced in Q (1982) See more »

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A hoot (get it) of a horror, monster movie.
24 April 2003 | by (OKC,OK) – See all my reviews

I remember this movie from when I was a kid, and enjoyed it immensely. George Zucco was superb as ever as the villain, and even though the monster was less then convincing it still creeped me out, because everytime I went outside I'd look up in the sky just in case it wanted to swoop down on me. So if your looking for simple entertainment check out this movie.

10 out of 10. Viva el monstro bird!


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