A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.

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Travis (as Jim Mitchum)
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Barnes (as Phil Carey)
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Pete (as Tony Eisley)
Andrea Hartford ...
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Glen Hartford ...
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Girl in lake
Connie Moore
María Rubio
Luis Suárez
Emanuel Smith
Leslie Meigs
Roberto Martínez
John Lamarr
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A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Production began in 1971, but personnel, logistical and financial problems resulted in it being shut down. After several stops and starts over the years, it was finally completed and released in 1979. See more »

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Paper made monster kills villagers
11 May 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Played in the theatres back in 1980, and disappeared for awhile, only to surface in numerous public domain video companies. MONSTER toplines action star Jim Mitchum who is hired by Anthony Eisley (a skirt chasing executive) to go to a small village to battle a paper mache' monster that we only see the face and one leg. John Carradine has little to do as a town priest. The film boasts to be true story, but anything this crazy can't happen, can it? Cesar Romero (billed in imdb) is nowhere in this film. Keenan Wynn is billed in all video boxes, but not in the film. This monster sucks.


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