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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[Murdock is in a coffin, talking to himself
What is this all about?
Oh, this is gonna be fun. He's making a movie, a classic little film called 'Closed for Remodeling'.
[Hannibal contemplates this as Murdock jabbers on inside the coffin
Well, that's already opened. I saw it on a theater marquee last week.
Don't you do that to me, Hannibal, one lunatic in this outfit is enough!
The Witch Doctor
By Ross Bagdasarian
(as Ross Bagdasarian Sr.) See more