Voodoo Island

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Voodoo Island (1957, USA) is a Voodoo-Zombie-Horror film directed by Reginald Le Borg.

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Main Details

  • Released in February 1957
  • B&w
  • Running time: 76 minutes
  • Production Co.: Aubrey Schenck Productions | Bel-Air Productions
  • Distribution Co.: United Artists
  • Directed by Reginald Le Borg
  • Written by Richard H. Landau
  • Starring: Boris Karloff, Beverly Tyler, Murvyn Vye, Elisha Cook Jr.


Plot Summary

  • A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers.

Taglines

  • A SPINE-CHILLING HORROR HIT!!!! (original print ad - all caps)
  • SUPER-CHILL! (original print ad - all caps)
  • SEE! Men Turned Into Zombies! SEE! Woman-Eating Cobra Plants! SEE! Strange Voodoo Rituals! SEE! The Bridge Of Death!
  • Death never takes a holiday.
  • They Came Seeking Paradise ... but Found a Garden of EVIL!
  • SUPERNATURAL!
  • The weird jungle of cobra plants that feed on women -- and rip men apart!
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