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 by Leon Leonard
Produced by Leonard S. Picker
Written by George D. Green
Leon Leonard
Based on Omoo
by Herman Melville
Starring Ron Randell
Devera Burton
Music by Albert Glasser
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
Edited by Stanley Frazen
Distributed by Screen Guild Productions
Release date
Running time
58 mins.
Country United States
Language English

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.



  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. 

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