Cult of the Cobra 1955 depicts a group of American GIs battling a cult led by a woman who can transform into a deadly cobra.
Release date: 30 May 1955
Director: Francis D. Lyon
Cast: Faith Domergue, Richard Long, Marshall Thompson, Kathleen Hughes, William Reynolds, Jack Kelly, Myrna Hansen, David Janssen, Leonard Strong, James Dobson, Edward Platt
Studio: Universal Pictures
Country: United States
Cult of the Cobra 1955 Review
Cult of the Cobra is a 1955 horror film directed by Francis D. Lyon and starring Faith Domergue, Richard Long, and Marshall Thompson. The film follows a group of American soldiers stationed in Asia who stumble upon a mysterious cult led by a woman who can transform into a deadly cobra.
Domergue delivers a standout performance as the seductive and manipulative cult leader, adding a sense of danger and intrigue to the film’s narrative. The film’s atmospheric setting and impressive special effects, particularly in its portrayal of the cobra transformation, create a sense of tension and dread throughout.
One interesting fact is that Cult of the Cobra was one of several horror films produced by Universal Studios in the 1950s, capitalizing on the fascination with exotic and mysterious cultures.
Overall, Cult of the Cobra is a fun and entertaining horror film that successfully combines elements of both mystery and supernatural terror. Domergue’s performance, combined with the film’s impressive special effects and moody atmosphere, make it a must-see for fans of classic horror cinema.
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