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Doctor of Doom (1963)

Las luchadoras contra el médico asesino (original title)
A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorena Velázquez ...
Gloria Venus
Armando Silvestre ...
Armando Campos
Elizabeth Campbell ...
Golden Rubi
Roberto Cañedo ...
Prof. Ruiz
Sonia Infante ...
Alicia
Chucho Salinas ...
Chema
Chabela Romero ...
Carmela Camacho "Vendetta"
Martha 'Güera' Solís ...
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Magdalina Caballero ...
Wrestler
Tona La Tapatia ...
Wrestler (as Toña 'La Tapatia')
Irma Gonzales ...
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Jesús Murcielago Velázquez ...
Marcado (as 'Murcielago' Velazquez)
Cavernario Galindo ...
Wrestler (as 'Cavernario' Galindo)
Reyes Oliva ...
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Raúl Reyes ...
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A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad Doctor. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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24 May 1963 (Mexico)  »

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Obvious double for Lorena Velázquez in most fight scenes. See more »

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Silly but endearing
5 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

"Doctor Of Doom" has something for everyone: whodunit (just WHO is the mysterious masked mad doctor? The answer surprises - and cheats!), comedy (an almost "Abbott & Costello"-like duo of cops), camp (through the dubbing, as well as the straightfaced handling of the most outrageous plot points), monster film (with a man-gorilla hybrid), and of course lots of female pro wrestling (which may appear a bit crude, but still remains far superior to most of women's wrestling even in today's WWE; this is a must-see for fans of the sport in a more pure form). Lorena Velázquez (who actually bears a resemblance to Elizabeth Taylor!) and Elizabeth Campbell are two beautiful, sweet, strong, and eye-poppingly curvy heroines who are more often doing the rescuing than being in need of it; in that respect, "Doctor Of Doom" was ahead of its time. Good schlocky fun. **1/2 out of 4.


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