Name this old horror movie about strange proceedings at sea!
August 1, 2006 10:37 PM Subscribe
FlickFilter: This scary movie, perhaps from the early 60s, finds our cast stranded on a ship which has become mired in some kind of dense seaweed. They see another galleon nearby and debark to explore it. Each member of the crew dons individual helium (/hydrogen?) balloons--harnessed to their backs like water-wings--and snowshoe-like shoes, and walk across the water to the other boat. This definitive scene is very eerie, and is the clearest in my memory.
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The rest I've pieced together from scraps, but may help anyway: At some point I think our crew learns that the captain of the other ship periodically feeds his crew members to a giant sucking mouth on the other side of a trapdoor in the floor of the ship. Teeth are involved. Weird things ensue.
All I need is enough information to hunt the title down online. I've seen all the horror/sci fi movies from my childhood, but this one has eluded me. (A friend recommended "Mysterious Island" but I don't think that's it, judging by synopses I've read.)