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La maldición de la momia azteca (1957)

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The evil Dr. Krupp, once again trying to get possession of the Aztec princess Xochitl's jewels, hypnotizes her current reincarnation, Flor, to get her to reveal the jewels' location - ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramón Gay ...
Rosa Arenas ...
Flor / Xochitl (as Rosita Arenas)
Crox Alvarado ...
Pinacate / El Ángel
Luis Aceves Castañeda ...
Jorge Mondragón ...
Arturo Martínez ...
Tierno
Emma Roldán ...
María, the housekeeper
Julián de Meriche ...
Comandante de Policía (as Julien de Meriche)
Salvador Lozano
Jaime González Quiñones ...
Pepe Almada (as Jaime Quiñones)
Ángel Di Stefani ...
Popoca, the mummy (as Angelo De Steffani)
Jesús Murcielago Velázquez ...
El Murciélago (as Murcielago Velázquez)
Enrique Yáñez ...
Esbirro del Murciélago
Guillermo Hernández ...
Esbirro del Murciélago (as Lobo Negro)
Alberto Yáñez ...
Esbirro del Murciélago
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The evil Dr. Krupp, once again trying to get possession of the Aztec princess Xochitl's jewels, hypnotizes her current reincarnation, Flor, to get her to reveal the jewels' location - Xochitl's tomb. Confusion reigns as Krupp and his thugs are opposed by Flor's lover, Dr. Almada, his assistant, and wrestling superhero, El Angel. Krupp finally meets his match, however, when he comes up against Popoca, the warrior mummy who guards Xochitl's tomb. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Curse of the droopy drawers
28 March 2001 | by (In an ancient pyramid) – See all my reviews

In 1957 3 Aztec Mummy movies were filmed almost back to back to back.They were The Aztec Mummy, Curse Of The Aztec Mummy and Robot Vs The Aztec Mummy.The 1st one was bought by Jerry Warren and butchered horribly for US release as Attack Of The Mayan Mummy.K Gordon Murray bought the last two for US release.

A few minutes of The Aztec Mummy shows up in Curse Of The Aztec Mummy.Dr Krupp aka The Bat has been arrested.Dr Almada,Flor and his assistant Pincate feel safe.However a masked crimefighter in droopy drawers and a cape calling himself The Angel shows up to warn Dr Alamada that nobody is safe from The Bat.Sure enough when The Bat is being transported to prison his gang attacks.The Angel shows up and promptly gets his arse kicked.The Bat escapes.

Dr Krupp plots to steal the Aztec breastplate & bracelet from the tomb of Popoca.He gives us a lengthy flashback from The Aztec Mummy.Flor (Dr Almada's fiance) was hypnotized to reveal a past life.She was a hand maiden to one of the Aztec Gods.But she & Popoca did the wild thing and they were sentenced to death.

So Krupp kidnaps Flora and the doctor.The Angel shows up and once again gets his arse kicked.He and the doctor are prisoners as Krupp, his men and Flora search for the Aztec loot.They find Popoca and his is awfully sore at being roused.The gang escapes with the booty.

When they get back to the Bat's hideout yet another fight ensues.Guess what?The Angel gets his arse kicked again.He is unmasked to reveal his true identity ending his crimefighting days.Good thing too unless he liked getting beaten up every twenty minutes.

Krupp forces Almada to translate the symbols on the breastplate that leads to the treasure.But Popoca shows up ready to kill everybody in sight.

This is good for a laugh as it tries to inject a Santo like crimefighter into the Mummy sub genre.The Mummy isn't on screen much at all which is a sore point with me.However it is a bit of brainless fun.


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