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Director:
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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Greatest use of a cat as a prop, EVER! See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anita Blanch
Armando Gutiérrez ... Hotel manager (uncredited)
Jesús Gómez ... Police officer (uncredited)
Cecilia Leger ... Neighbor (uncredited)

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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Greatest use of a cat as a prop, EVER!, 9 March 2001
Author: Sean (greymatter@hotmail.com) from Beaverton, OR, USA

A friend of mine found this DVD at a flea market, and thought the cover looked pretty cool. He popped it in while I was there, and we prepared for a gorefest. What we didn't prepare for was a 50's mexican horror about someone selling their soul. Not bad, actually, except the dubbing sounds silly sometimes, and the monster is more laughable than frightening.

However, this film gets props as having the funniest methods of having a cat jump out of a womens arms. Three times throughout the movie, a woman is holding a cat, and instead of just letting it down, the filmmakers decided to tie some fishing line to the thing, and yank it out of her arms. The funniest thing had to be the noises that came from the cat. That alone made this movie more than worth it. If you can ever find it cheap, it's worth a good laugh.

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