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Voodoo Woman (1957)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 March 1957 (USA)
Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives' voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his ... See full summary »

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Marilyn Blanchard
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Dr. Roland Gerard
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Ted Bronson (as Touch Connors)
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Rick Brady
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Susan Gerard (as Mary Ellen Kaye)
Paul Dubov ...
Marcel Chateau
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Chaka, the Witch Doctor
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Bobo
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Harry West
Emmett Smith ...
Gandor (as Emmett E. Smith)
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The Monster
Giselle D'Arc ...
Yvette
Jean Davis ...
Zuranda
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Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives' voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his village, the scientist realizes that Marilyn the expedition's evil leader is the perfect subject for his work. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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A woman by day... a monster by night!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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1 March 1957 (USA)  »

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La mujer vudú  »

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$65,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Conway was only cast as Dr. Gerard after a number of performers shunned the offer to star in the film. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Roland Gerard: She'll have the strength of ten tigers. And she'll kill, Chaka. She'll have to kill to survive.
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Connections

Edited into Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) See more »

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Black Voodoo
Lyrics by John Blackburn
Music by Darrell Calker
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"I like the sound of those drums."
20 October 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Dismal cheapie from AIP that stars a rough-looking Tom Conway as a mad scientist in the jungle using voodoo to turn women into monsters. It's a mostly dull affair with a few campy moments that are worth some laughs. But these are sadly few and far between. Most of the time it's just boring. Conway has seen better days. He looks sickly here. But he still (over)acts his pants off, which is appreciated. Marla English makes for a fun bitch; she's easily the highlight of the movie. Mike Connors is the "hero" who exists just to give the mad scientist's put-upon wife (Mary Ellen Kay) a stud to walk into the sunset with. The monster suit for the 'voodoo woman' is the same as the suit from The She-Creature with some minor changes. She-Creature is a much more fun movie, though. Also the drum beat played throughout sounds a bit like the opening to Sympathy for the Devil.


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