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A still from The Sea Bat (1930)

The Sea Bat

1930 | United States | 58 min
  • Watched on Thu Oct 22, 2020 via TCM
    D+: 2 stars (out of 5)

    Escaped convict Bickford arrives in a small Caribbean village posing as a priest and gets tangled up with local vamp Torres who’s promised herself to any man who can slay the giant Manta-Ray that killed her brother. Great production and Bickford’s entertaining performance can’t overcome Torres’s incessant emoting. Boris Karloff plays a lecherous sailor with a couple of lines in a forgettable part.

  • Watched on Tue Jun 29, 2021 via Watch TCM
    D: 2 stars (out of 5)

    Revisited on Watch TCM. The higher resolution did nothing to improve the film.

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