Omoo-Omoo, the Shark God

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Omoo-Omoo, the Shark God
Omoo-Omoo, the Shark God FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLeon Leonard
Produced byLeonard S. Picker
Written byGeorge D. Green
Leon Leonard
Based onOmoo
by Herman Melville
StarringRon Randell
Devera Burton
Music byAlbert Glasser
CinematographyBenjamin H. Kline
Edited byStanley Frazen
Esla Pictures
Distributed byScreen Guild Productions
Release date
Running time
58 mins.
CountryUnited States

Omoo-Omoo the Shark God is a 1949 American exploitation film directed by Leon Leonard. Loosely based on the Herman Melville novel Omoo,[1] 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.[2]



  1. ^ Rollyson, Carl E.; Olson Paddock, Lisa; Gentry, April (2007). Critical Companion to Herman Melville: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work. Infobase Publishing. p. 170. ISBN 1-438-10847-8.
  2. ^ SHARK GOD, the. (1950, Monthly Film Bulletin, 17, 106. Retrieved from

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