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The Reptile ()


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In a Cornish village, various locals die from mysterious snake bites, but the coroner rules the deaths as heart attacks, until a family of newcomers starts an investigation.

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Dr. Franklyn
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Valerie Spalding
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Harry George Spalding
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Anna Franklyn
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Tom Bailey
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Mad Peter
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The Malay
David Baron ...
Charles Edward Spalding
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
The Vicar
Harold Goldblatt ...
The Solicitor
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Old Garnsey
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Jim O'Brady ...
Pub Patron (uncredited)
Ernie Rice ...
Man in Pub (uncredited)

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John Gilling

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Anthony Hinds ... (screenplay) (as John Elder)

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Anthony Nelson Keys ... producer

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Don Banks

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Arthur Grant ... director of photography (as Arthur Grant)

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Roy Hyde

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James Needs ... supervising editor

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Bernard Robinson

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Don Mingaye

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Roy Ashton ... makeup
Frieda Steiger ... hair stylist

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George Fowler ... production manager

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William P. Cartlidge ... assistant director (as Bill Cartlidge)

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Roy Baker ... sound editor
Leonard Bulkley ... sound recordist (as William Bulkley)

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Les Bowie ... special effects (uncredited)

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Peter Diamond ... stunts (uncredited)

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Moray Grant ... camera operator
Bob Jordan ... focus puller (uncredited)

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Rosemary Burrows ... wardrobe

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Philip Martell ... musical supervisor

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Lorna Selwyn ... continuity

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Plot Summary

Harry Spalding and his wife Valerie inherit a cottage in a small country village after his brother mysteriously dies. The locals are unfriendly and his neighbor Dr. Franklyn (a doctor of theology) suggests they leave. They decide to stay only to find that a mysterious evil plagues the community. Written by H P Holley

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Taglines Half woman - half snake! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La femme reptile (France)
  • El reptil (Spain)
  • El reptil (The reptile) (Spain)
  • Hebi onna no kôfu (Japan)
  • O thanatos irthe ap' to Borneo (Greece)
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  • 91 min
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Budget GBP100,599 (estimated)

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Trivia Roy Ashton's makeup for the creature included appliances created from a mold taken of real snakeskin. See more »
Goofs The bartender draws an ale for Harry Spaulding and sets it before him on the bar. The ale is completely flat, with no foam, which it should have if just drawn or poured. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Boquinha de Cemitério (2007). See more »
Soundtracks Sitar Music See more »

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