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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
Martin Wilkins ...
Chaka, the Witch Doctor
Otis Greene ...
Bobo
Norman Willis ...
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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$65,000 (estimated)
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American International Pictures released this film on a double feature with The Undead (1957). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Roland Gerard: We're doing it Chaka. White man's science and the black voodoo.
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Connections

Featured in Trailer Cinema (1992) See more »

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Black Voodoo
Lyrics by John Blackburn
Music by Darrell Calker
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"She's a black magic woman..."
3 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 1950's howler is so bad it's unintentionally funny. Tom Conway portrays Dr. Gerard, a scientist who is turning natives into a monster using voodoo. His poor wife, played by Mary Ellen Kay, is being held captive by her wacko hubby who has no time for her but threatens to kill her if she leaves him. Along comes Marla English as a greedy murderess who has already killed a man to find treasure in the jungle. Her idiot boyfriend, portrayed by Lance Fuller, is along on the safari. They hire "Touch" Connors, (later renamed Mike Connors, of Mannix fame) as a guide. English is a terrible actress, but hey, no one else in the cast were turning in academy award winning performances either. "Touch" (I'm sorry, I can't even type the name without cracking up, I mean, what the...) gave the only half way decent performance of the bunch and that's saying a lot. The monster is only seen briefly, and the ending is predictable to say the least. I would say this movie falls into the "it's so bad, it's almost good" category of movies. It's good on a rainy night when nothing else is on the tube.


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