Omoo-Omoo the Shark God


When a sacred jungle idol is violated, the curse of a shark god follows a group of people. After a sea captain (Trevor Bardette) removes black pearls from a sacred native shrine, the curse of the shark god falls upon him and anyone else with whom he comes in contact with, according to the native legend. Disaster strikes everyone in the cast, except for the one person who will survive the curse. Based on the Herman Melville Novel.

Omoo-Omoo the Shark God is a 1949 in film American exploitation film directed by Leon Leonard. Loosely based on the Herman Melville novel Omoo,<></> it is about the curses that befall a ship following the removal of pearls from an island shrine.
The film is also known as The Shark God in the United Kingdom.


  • Ron Randell as Jeff Garland
  • Devera Burton as Julie Guy
  • Trevor Bardette as Capt. Roger Guy
  • Pedro de Cordoba as Chief Tari
  • Richard Benedict as Mate Richards
  • Michael Whalen (actor) as "Chips"
  • Rudy Robles as Tembo
  • George Meeker as Dr. Godfrey Long
  • Lisa Kincaid as Tala

Category:1949 films
Category:1940s drama films
Category:American drama films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:English-language films
Category:Exploitation films
Category:Films based on novels
Category:Films based on works by Herman Melville
Category:Films set in Oceania
Category:Independent films
Leonard S. Picker

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