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Cobra Woman(1944)

Directed by Robert Siodmak. Cast: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Edgar Barrier. Upon discovering his fiance;e Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed to an angry volcano god, worship the cobra. The island is ruled by Tollea's evil twin Naja, the Cobra Woman, who, besides having designs on her new prisoner Ramu, also desires to eliminate any competition from her benevolent sister.71 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
See also:Robert Siodmak bibliography
Fischer, Lucy. "Two-Faced Women: The "Double" in Women's. Melodrama of the 1940s." Cinema Journal; Fall83, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p24-43, 20p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Waller, Genevieve. "Cobra Woman." Quarterly Review of Film & Video, Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p379-381, 3p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only