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The Snake Woman (1961)

Unrated  |   |  Horror  |  26 April 1961 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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John McCarthy ...
Charles Prentice
Susan Travers ...
Atheris
Geoffrey Denton ...
Col. Clyde Wynborn
Elsie Wagstaff ...
Aggie Harker
Arnold Marlé ...
Dr. Murton (as Arnold Marle)
John Cazabon ...
Dr. Horace Adderson
Frances Bennett ...
Polly, the barmaid
Jack Cunningham ...
Constable Alfie
Hugh Moxey ...
Inspector
Michael Logan ...
Barkis
Dorothy Frere ...
Martha Adderson
Stevenson Lang ...
Shepherd
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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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reptilian girl on rampage in Little Tooting..................
17 August 2006 | by (Auckland,New Zealand) – See all my reviews

A funny little camp flick set in early 20th century northern England.Has stock in trade, flaming torch carrying villagers,a mad scientist,an eye-rolling doctor,an old crone with "second sight",a handsome young detective wearing a sidearm and a neat chick who, by metamorphosis, can change from stunning girl to stinging cobra in a trice! High point of the film for me was the way the snake girl shed her skin-complete with her clothes-how modest can you get? It is a bit of a pity she wasn't afforded the opportunity to explain why she has such a nasty biting habit. On the scientific side(what's that?),players comment on the cold but the poikilothermic snake lady seems pretty active. A great little flea pit movie!


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