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The Snake Woman (1961)

Unrated | | Horror | 26 April 1961 (USA)
In 1890 England a doctor, in order to cure his wife's "sick mind", injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter the villagers begin to call "The Devil's Baby". They ... See full summary »

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Charles Prentice
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Col. Clyde Wynborn
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Aggie Harker
Arnold Marlé ...
Dr. Murton (as Arnold Marle)
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Dr. Horace Adderson
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Polly, the barmaid
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Hugh Moxey ...
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Barkis
Dorothy Frere ...
Martha Adderson
Stevenson Lang ...
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In 1890 England a doctor, in order to cure his wife's "sick mind", injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter the villagers begin to call "The Devil's Baby". They soon burn the family's house down. Years later a Scotland Yard detective is sent to the village to investigate a rash of deaths that are caused by snakebite. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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

Snake Woman (1961)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Rare and incredibly silly horror film has a mad doctor trying to save his dying wife by injecting her with snake venom. She eventually becomes pregnant and gives birth to a little girl who grows up to transform into a snake or does she? This isn't a very original idea, not even for 1961 but what really kills the film is some of the worst acting I've ever seen. The acting provides many laughs but this goes against the serious mood of the story trying to be told by the director. A few better performances would have made this much more entertaining.


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