In this scene, Delia—Dr. Paulis’ housekeeper/cook who clearly has some voodoo thing going on—regales Magnus with the tale of Jennie Haniver, a beautiful young woman who sold her soul to the Devil who now swims in the depths forever. “Oh, we all know her. She been with us a long time. Some see her as a little girl. Others as a young woman. And even those who say they’ve seen her swim like a serpent.” Delia’s words are voiced over a flashback of Jennie’s horrific story rendered in Rankin-Bass style models, complete with tumultuous ocean water that, today, looks like blue Jell-O—but back then looked pretty awesome, especially on a small black and white TV.
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