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Wake of the Red Witch (1948) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Edward Ludwig and produced by Edmund Grainger.

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THE OUT TO SEA BLOGATHON: Wake of the Red Witch, 1948

on Mar 5, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Debbie Vega of Moon in Gemini is hosting The Out to Sea Blogathon on March 6 - 8. Check out the incredible lineup. "From the Marquesas to the Celebes, from Sumatra to the Hawaiis, the idyllic peace and beauty of the South Pacific lay undisturbed for centuries, but the white man came eventuall... Read full article

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The movie was filmed in black and white in an attempt to make the studio sets less obvious.
John Wayne took the name of his production company, Batjac, from this film's shipping firm. The original spelling though was "Batjak", a likely portmanteau of "Batavia" and "Jayakarta", both being the old names of the capital of the Dutch East Indies at the time (as of 2009 it is Jakarta, Indonesia).
The rubber octopus used in this movie was later stolen by Edward D. Wood Jr.'s crew and used in Bride of the Monster. They forgot to steal the motor that ran the tentacles though, so Bela Lugosi was forced to wrap the tentacles around him while he "fought" the beast.
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