Sh! The Octopus

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Mystery

Even an octopus doesn't have enough tentacles to choke off this lame attempt at a thriller, in which Herbert reprises his role as an idiotic detective. Aided by able companion Jenkins, Herbert stumbles through the investigation of some strange goings-on at a lighthouse. The film is supposed to evoke scares, but is so poor it only elicits laughter, and applause--when...read more

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Even an octopus doesn't have enough tentacles to choke off this lame attempt at a thriller, in which Herbert reprises his role as an idiotic detective. Aided by able companion Jenkins, Herbert stumbles through the investigation of some strange goings-on at a lighthouse. The film is

supposed to evoke scares, but is so poor it only elicits laughter, and applause--when it's finally mercifully over. Based on the play "The Gorilla," with an octopus substituting for the gorilla. A zoo full of animals couldn't make this one scary.

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  • Review: Even an octopus doesn't have enough tentacles to choke off this lame attempt at a thriller, in which Herbert reprises his role as an idiotic detective. Aided by able companion Jenkins, Herbert stumbles through the investigation of some strange goings-on at… (more)

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