Night Tide (1961)
Director: Curtis Harrington
Actors: Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir, Luana Anders, Marjorie Cameron
Runtime: 84 min.
Johnny Drake (Dennis Hopper), is a sailor on shore leave when he meets Mora (Linda Lawson) who plays a Mermaid in a sideshow at the marina. Johnny comes to believe that she may be a real mermaid who is driven to kill her lovers.
Trivia: Filmed for $75,000, the film was Curtis Harrington's first feature film. Shot in and around Santa Monica pier. Dennis Hopper stars here in his third film and first leading role.