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According to Hollywood Reporter news items, portions of this film were shot on location in Laguna Beach and Baldwin Lake, CA. Actors Maria Montez, Jon Hall and Sabu had previously appeared together in Universal's highly successful 1942 release Arabian Nights (see entry above) and 1943's White Savage . Hollywood Reporter production charts include Elisabeth Risdon in the cast, but her appearence in the released film has not been confirmed. Modern sources state that the absurdity of the plot of Cobra Woman was a source of creative inspiration for such diverse individuals as theatrical producer Charles Ludlam of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company and novelist Gore Vidal.