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Devil Monster (1946)

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This is an edited version of a ten-year-old film, _Sea Fiend, The (1936)_.



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Cast overview:
Barry Norton ...
Robert Jackson (archive footage)
Blanche Mehaffey ...
Louise (archive footage) (as Blanche Mehaffy)
Jack Barty ...
Capt. Jackson (archive footage) (as J. Barton)
Terry Grey ...
Tiny (archive footage)
Jack Del Rio ...
Jose Francisco (archive footage)
Mary Carr ...
Mother of Jose (archive footage)
William Lemuels ...
Native Chief (archive footage) (as Bill Lemuels)
Maya Owalee ...
Maya (archive footage)
Donato Cabrera ...
Malo (archive footage)


A schooner disappears at sea without a trace. Years later, evidence of possible survivors prompts the mother of the schooner's mate Jose to hire a tuna boat to investigate. They discover the lad living happily on a South Seas island, and, when he refuses to leave with them, they abduct him. However, Jose gets revenge by leading the ship into the lair of a mysterious giant manta ray. Written by Jeremy Lunt <>

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sea | schooner | tuna | stock footage | spanish | See more »


A vivid tale of savage adventure!


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1946 (USA)  »

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Etelämeren kummitus  »

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In some scenes the "native" woman are black, in other scenes they're Asian, and in other scenes they're white. See more »


Edited from The Sea Fiend (1936) See more »

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Seeing Double
18 August 2008 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

"A ship disappears during an ocean voyage and everyone is presumed lost. When evidence points towards a survivor of the wreck, the sailor's mother organizes an expedition to locate her missing son. When the explorers find the missing man living on n island, they take him against his will in order to return him to his home. The consequences of their actions prove very costly for the explorers, when the sailor sets about their downfall for taking him away from his island paradise," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

This "edited version of a ten-year-old film, 'The Sea Fiend' (1936)" is a curious choice for re-release. Perhaps, its generous footage of topless South Sea island native women was the alluring ingredient. Since they were animalistic "natives", they could be shown bare-chested. Non-native women, similarly displayed, would be considered pornographic. So, you have a big-screen movie turning the pages of the "National Geographic", while attempting to tell an adventure story. And, it's not even the original film.

* Devil Monster (1946) S. Edwin Graham ~ Barry Norton, Jack Del Rio, Terry Grey

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