Sh! The Octopus
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Sh! The Octopus
Sh! The Octopus is a low-budget remake of Ralph Spence's oft-filmed stage melodrama The Gorilla. The old-dark-house setting of the original has been changed to a lonely lighthouse, while Spence's marauding gorilla has metamorphosed into a giant special-effects octopus. Detectives Kelly (Hugh Herbert) and Dempsey (Allen Jenkins) are summoned to the lighthouse to prevent harm from befalling heiress Verta Vernoff (Marcia Ralston). The two gumshoes seem far too preoccupied to perform their duties (Kelly is awaiting the birth of his first son), and indeed they prove so inept that at one… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dreadful ... ."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Probably the weirdest little film made by a studio during the Golden Age of Hollywood."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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