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Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | June 1961 (USA)
A crook decides to bump off members of his inept crew and blame their deaths on a legendary sea creature. What he doesn't know is that the creature is real.

Director:

Roger Corman

Writer:

Charles B. Griffith (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Antony Carbone Antony Carbone ... Renzo Capetto
Betsy Jones-Moreland Betsy Jones-Moreland ... Mary-Belle Monahan
Robert Towne ... Sparks Moran / Agent XK150 / Narrator (as Edward Wain)
Beach Dickerson Beach Dickerson ... Pete Peterson Jr. (as Beech Dickerson)
Robert Bean Robert Bean ... Happy Jack Monahan
Esther Sandoval Esther Sandoval ... Rosina Perez
Sonia Noemí González Sonia Noemí González ... Mango Perez (as Sonia Noemi Gonzalez)
Edmundo Rivera Álvarez Edmundo Rivera Álvarez ... Gen. Tostada (as Edmundo Rivera Alvarez)
Terry Nevin Terry Nevin ... Cuban
Elisio Lopez Elisio Lopez ... Cuban
Tanner Hunt Tanner Hunt ... Cuban
Blanquita Romero Blanquita Romero ... Carmelita Rodriguez
Armando Rowra Armando Rowra ... Cuban
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Storyline

American crook Renzo Capetto sees a chance to make a bundle when a Caribbean island has a revolution. He plans to help loyalists (and the national treasury) escape on his boat, then kill the men and blame their deaths on a mythical sea monster. Trouble ensues when the _real_ monster shows up! Written by Paul White <pwhite@bigfoot.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

What was the unspeakable secret of the SEA OF LOST SHIPS? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Criatura do Mar Assombrado See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Roger Corman Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Throughout the movie there are Spanish joke names such as Colonel Cabeza Grande (Big Head) and the reef is located on the Isla de Barracho (Island of the Drunk). See more »

Goofs

At approximately 55 minutes, the young woman "Mango" is discovered coming out of the jungle, and again 5 seconds later. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sparks Moran: [narrating] I had to go the Santo Domingo bar and I had to find Agent XK-120, whom I'd never met.
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Alternate Versions

Also available in a colorized version. See more »

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Featured in Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The Creature from the Haunted Sea
Lyrics by Carole Eastman
Music by Fred Katz
Sung by Betsy Jones-Moreland with the Fred Katz Jazz Combo
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Loads of quirky ideas
22 August 2003 | by BruceCorneilSee all my reviews

Another Z- budget gem from Roger Corman . A playful and witty send up of horror thrillers mixing gangsters , fleeing revolutionaries and a sea monster .Some great hip dialogue together with loads of quirky ideas . Clearly , it's just meant to be a bit of fun and on that score it works well.


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