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Voodoo Island (1957)

Approved | | Horror | February 1957 (USA)
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes ... See full summary »

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(as Richard Landau)
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Barney Finch
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Martin Schuyler (as Elisha Cook)
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Matthew Gunn
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Native Chief (as Frederich Ledebur)
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Howard Carlton
Herbert Patterson ...
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A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Silent Death  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Although set in the South Pacific, the film was actually filmed on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. See more »

Goofs

Voodoo is associated with the Caribbean, not the South Pacific. See more »

Quotes

Claire Winter: Give me a cigarette, will you, Gunn?
Matthew Gunn: Sure.
Claire Winter: Now drop dead.
Matthew Gunn: Any time you say. You make it sound exciting.
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Referenced in The Venture Bros.: What Color Is Your Cleansuit? (2013) See more »

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KARLOFF, ELISHA COOK & BEVERLY TYLER HELP THIS PIC!!
27 December 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carnivorous plants and zombies supply the chief menace for the principals in Voodoo Island... There's no attempt at explaining how various mysterious things happen in the script, but the thriller gimmicks come off with Reginald LeBorg's direction. Aubrey Schenck-Howard W. Koch production was lensed on Kauai Island, Hawaii, so backgrounds have a helpful freshness as the characters are put through plot perils. Karloff doesn't have to exert himself much to handle his standard character...Elisha Cook and Beverly Tyler hold up the supporting roles. None of the performances is more than stock.


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