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Writers:
Raúl Zenteno (story)
Alfredo Salazar (adaptation)
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Release Date:
1959 (USA) See more »
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A failed pianist sells his soul to the devil in return for his becoming the greatest musician in the world... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Enrique Rambal ... Samuel Magno
Abel Salazar ... Ricardo Souto
Martha Roth ... Laura / Alejandra
Ofelia Guilmáin ... Cornelia
Ana Laura Baledon ... Girl killed by Samuel
José Chávez ... Police officer
Maricarmen Vela ... Blond Motorist (as Mari Carmen Vela)
Carlos Suárez
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Anita Blanch
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Directed by
Rafael Baledón 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alfredo Salazar  adaptation
Raúl Zenteno  story

Produced by
Abel Salazar .... producer
 
Original Music by
Gustavo César Carrión  (as Gustavo C. Carrion)
 
Cinematography by
Raúl Martínez Solares 
 
Film Editing by
Carlos Savage 
 
Production Design by
Javier Torres Torija 
 
Makeup Department
Armando Meyer .... makeup artist (as Armando Mayer)
 
Production Management
Paul Castelain .... production chief
Alfredo Salazar .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Felipe Palomino .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Manuel Topete .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Juan Muñoz Ravelo .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mario Diver .... assistant camera
Carlos Nájera .... lighting technician
Cirilo Rodríguez .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Sigfrido García .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
María Teresa Rodríguez .... musician: piano
 
Other crew
Nicolás Rueda hijo .... titles (as Nicolás Rueda Jr.)
Pablo Álvarez .... script supervisor
 

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USA:78 min
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Aye chihuahua (or is that "lobo"?)!, 13 June 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

For the most part, "El hombre y el monstruo" (called "The Man and the Monster" in English) is your average run-of-the-mill horror flick. This one portrays a pianist who sells his soul to the devil to become the greatest pianist in the world. However, when he plays, he turns into what appears to be a werewolf! And he gets really nasty if someone plays better than him.

I guess that Mexico caught the horror movie bug spread by the US, complete with a rather crummy monster mask. This movie probably won't really add anything to the cinematic landscape, but it's an OK, fun way to pass time. And that woman looked really hot in that dress! Hubba hubba...

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