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1962 (USA) See more »
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A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Rosa Arenas ... Deborah (as Rosita Arenas)
Armando Calvo ... Eduardo Ramos
Isabela Corona ... Sara
Dina de Marco ... Elena
Carlos Nieto ... Gustavo
Alfredo Wally Barrón ... Inspector (as Alfredo W. Barrón)

Directed by
Chano Urueta 
 
Writing credits
Alfredo Ruanova (story) &
Carlos Enrique Taboada (story) (as Carlos E. Taboada)

Alfredo Ruanova (screenplay) &
Carlos Enrique Taboada (screenplay) (as Carlos E. Taboada)

Produced by
Abel Salazar .... producer
 
Original Music by
Gustavo César Carrión  (as Gustavo Cesar Carreon)
 
Cinematography by
Jorge Stahl Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Alfredo Rosas Priego 
 
Casting by
Guillermo Castillo 
 
Production Design by
Javier Torres Torija 
 
Set Decoration by
Dario Cabañas 
 
Makeup Department
María del Castillo .... makeup artist
Teresa Sánchez .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
José Alcalde .... production chief
Antonio Sandoval .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Américo Fernández .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
James L. Fields .... sound supervisor
Manuel Topete .... dialogue recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Horacio Calvillo .... lighting technician
León Sánchez .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Abraham Cruz .... synchronization editor
 
Music Department
Galdino R. Samperio .... music recordist (as Galdino Samperio Cruci)
 
Other crew
Carlos Falomir .... script supervisor
Manuel Martinez .... titles
Isaac Moreno .... delegate: actors
 

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"The Witch's Mirror" - USA (dubbed version)
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75 min
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Witch's Mirror, 29 February 2008
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Witch's Mirror, The (1962)

*** (out of 4)

Mexican horror film from director Chano Urueta about a husband who murders his wife so that he can marry his mistress. Unfortuantly for him, he kills her in front of a witch's mirror, which allows her spirit to come back for revenge. The first thirty minutes of this film are great due to Urueta making the most of his small budget. The opening sequence is brilliant and there's some great atmosphere and art direction but things start to unravel in the final act. The first half of the film certainly isn't original but the second half seems like a mix between Eyes Without a Face and The Hands of Orlac.

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