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Island of the Doomed (1967) More at IMDbPro »La isla de la muerte (original title)


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Mel Welles (story)
Ernst R. von Theumer (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
15 November 1967 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Baron von Weser keeps a menagerie of carnivorous plants, but takes great care of one particular specimen. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Cameron Mitchell ... Baron von Weser
Elisa Montés ... Beth Christiansen (as Elisa Montes)
George Martin ... David Moss
Kai Fischer ... Cora Robinson (as Kay Fischer)
Rolf von Nauckhoff ... James Robinson (as Ralph Naukoff)
Hermann Nehlsen ... Prof. Julius Demerist (as Herman Nelsen)
Matilde Muñoz Sampedro ... Myrtle Callahan (as Matilde Sampedro)
Ricardo Valle ... Alfredo (as Richard Valle)
Mike Brendel ... Baldi / Baldi's Brother

Directed by
Mel Welles  (as Ernst von Theumer)
 
Writing credits
Mel Welles (story and screenplay) (as Ira Meltcher)

Ernst R. von Theumer (screenplay) (as Ernst v. Theumer)

Stephen Schmidt 

Produced by
George Ferrer .... producer
Ernst R. von Theumer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Antón García Abril  (as A. Garcia Abril)
José Muñoz Molleda 
 
Cinematography by
Juan Mariné 
Cecilio Paniagua 
 
Film Editing by
Antonio Cánovas 
Siegfrid Krämer (German version)
 
Art Direction by
Francisco Canet 
 
Set Decoration by
Francisco Canet 
 
Makeup Department
Juana Culell .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Enrique F. Sagaseta .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juan Ignacio Galván .... assistant director
Fanny Wessling .... assistant director (as Fanny Wesling)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Víctor Benítez .... photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anita Pedrola .... tailor
 
Other crew
Jose M. Baldasano .... contable
Maria Dolores Proubasta .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La isla de la muerte" - Spain (original title)
"Maneater of Hydra" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
88 min | France:85 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Very entertaining Euro horror film, 28 September 2007
Author: Skragg from United States

I agree with several of the posters here. I'm hugely attached to European horror films (especially Italian ones, which this isn't, though I always thought it was), but even considering that, I think it's really enjoyable. It's a shame (as one poster says) that Cameron Mitchell didn't do his own character's voice, but that's about the only hitch. One accidentally comical thing is that "Mrs. Callahan" (who's played by an actress with a Spanish name) has dubbing that makes her sound for all the world like a comical "yenta" character! This film also has one line that isn't hurt AT ALL by the dubbing. After the baron kills "Professor Demarest," he calls in his servant to get rid of him. Then he says, "Use discretion. He was a nice man." To me, this is one of the great "ironic" lines used by a horror movie villain!

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