Deep in Peru where a tributary of the Amazon bends, a pirate outfit lead by the treacherous El Cajon ('the Coffin') who hides a double gun in his wooden leg, is hired by the gangster Doyle to keep both Amazonian Indians (whom they scare) and all strangers (whom they rob and kidnap of kill) out. When they thus cause the disappearance of Dr. Brian Lefcourt, who practiced Archeology there but owns several newspapers and is engaged with reporter Tawnia Baker, she sends in the A-team, who find it poetical the masquerade as a coffin's escort after springing Murdock -who now claims to be directing 'the' movie- from the lunatic asylum in that very coffin. Written by
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Ladies and gentlemen, my name is H.M. Murdock. Better known in the theatrical capitals of the world as H.M.M, or hm-hmm. And I am the greatest director of cinema that has ever exposed a frame of film and I usually get what I want, so where are the two hundred lama wool sweaters that I need for the barbeque scene on the beach?
The Witch Doctor
By Ross Bagdasarian
(as Ross Bagdasarian Sr.) See more