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Manfish (1956)

 -  Adventure  -  February 1956 (USA)
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Three deep sea divers get involved in murder while searching for a lost treasure.

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Three deep sea divers get involved in murder while searching for a lost treasure.

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11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Manfish (1956)

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Incredibly boring film from director W. Lee Wilder who also gave us equally bad films like Killers from Space, The Snow Creature and The Man Without a Body. Based loosely on two stories by Poe, a Captain goes out searching for a sunken treasure but this leads to murder. The underwater scenes are nicely done but everything else is downright boring without the least bit of life in it. At one point I thought I was at least an hour into the film so I checked my counter and it was just the twenty-minute mark. Lon Chaney, Jr. co-stars but doesn't have much to do. The underwater scenes are nice but that's about it.


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