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Cult of the Cobra (1955)

Approved | | Fantasy, Horror | 5 August 1955 (Finland)
American G.I.s who trespass on a Hindu ceremony are hunted down by a beautiful woman who has the power to transform herself into a cobra.

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Pete Norton
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Marian Sheehan
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Cpl. Nick Hommel
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Cult Dancer (as The Carlssons)
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While stationed in Asia, six American G.I.'s witness the secret ritual of Lamians (worshipers of women who can change into serpents). When discovered by the cult, the High Lamian Priest vows that "the Cobra Goddess will avenge herself". Once back in the United States, a mysterious woman enters into their lives and accidents begin to happen. The shadow of a cobra is seen just before each death. Written by Scott Blacksher

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The fangs of the Snake Goddess will PIERCE YOUR FLESH! See more »

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De verering van de cobra  »

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In its first run engagements, it was widely shown on the lower half of a double bill with Revenge of the Creature (1955). See more »

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Carl Turner: You know, it doesn't make any sense. A guy goes through a whole war without a scratch and then ends up like this!
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References Wagon Master (1950) See more »

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12 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Faith Domergue (better known as "Dr. Ruth" in THIS ISLAND EARTH) is the only reason to watch this film. The story is very thin, and once the Air Force buddies return to the States with a Cobra Curse upon them the action is just a waiting game. See Faith the Snake Woman and try to pretend the rest isn't happening.


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