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The Woman Eater (1958)

Womaneater (original title)
A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh-eating tree, which in turn gives him a serum that helps bring the dead back to life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Coulouris ...
Doctor Moran
Robert MacKenzie ...
Lewis Carling
Norman Claridge ...
Doctor Patterson
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Native Girl
Jimmy Vaughn ...
Tanga
Sara Leighton ...
Susan Curtis
Edward Higgins ...
Sergeant Bolton (as Edward Higgings)
Joyce Gregg ...
Mrs. Santor
Harry Ross ...
Bristow
Vera Day ...
Sally
Peter Wayn ...
Jack Venner
Alexander Field ...
Fair Attendant
Joy Webster ...
Judy
David Lawton ...
Man in Club
John A. Tinn ...
Lascar (as John Tinn)
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A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh-eating tree, which in turn gives him a serum that helps bring the dead back to life.

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See the Woman Eater ensnare the beauties of two continents! See more »

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Promotional material released by Columbia in the United States gave the title of this film as "The Woman Eater." The title on the film itself is simply "Womaneater." See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Margaret Santor: There was a time when you trusted me.
Dr. James Moran: My dear Margaret, I have never trusted you or any other woman with anything I didn't want anyone else to know.
Mrs. Margaret Santor: There's evil all round me. It's here tonight! I can feel it!!
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Referenced in Inside the Tower (2015) See more »

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Provocative title, dull movie
20 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

Ever seen an exciting film about people-eating trees? Well this is not it. The carnivorous tree doesn't really perform the title action very often and looks like a ratty leftover from some high-school production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. Lots of talk takes up the 71-minute running time and makes a good idea into a real drag of a film.


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