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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)
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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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Also Known As:
"The Witch's Mirror" - USA (dubbed version)
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75 min
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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A Visual Treat, 5 July 2006
Author: Zombie_CPA from United States

This movie exemplified the best of the era. It was visually stunning from the cemetery, to the house, to the disfigured wife.

The story also sucks you in from the start. It is about a man who murders his wife and her ghost seeks revenge with the help her godmother witch. This movie reminds me of several great movies of the era including Eyes Without A Face and Black Sunday. In my opinion, it exceeds both of them.

The acting was first rate and the directing wonderful. This is a gem from Mexico and it is nice that it finally comes to DVD.

A must see for fans of 1960's atmospheric horror.

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