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13 April 1961 (Mexico) See more »
A psychadelic trip into the 5th dimension!
Four men are cursed by a voodoo priest for stealing a sacred idol from his temple. Soon a band of murderous "doll men" are after the men and their families. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Elvira Quintana ... Karina
Ramón Gay ... Dr. Armando Valdés
Roberto G. Rivera ... Molinar
Quintín Bulnes ... Zandor / Voodoo Priest
Nora Veryán ... Marta
Luis Aragón ... Daniel
Alfonso Arnold
Jorge Mondragón ... Luis
Salvador Lozano ... Gilberto
Margarita Villegas ... María, esposa de Luis
Norma Navarro ... Anita
Xavier Loyá ... Juan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chel López ... Detective (uncredited)

Directed by
Benito Alazraki 
Paul Nagle (English version)
Writing credits
Alfredo Salazar (story and adaptation)

Produced by
Guillermo Calderón .... producer (as Guillermo Calderon Stell)
Cinematography by
Enrique Wallace 
Film Editing by
Alfredo Rosas Priego  (as Alfredo Rosas P.)
Production Design by
Manuel Fontanals 
Set Decoration by
Ernesto Carrasco 
Makeup Department
Felisa Ladrón de Guevara .... makeup artist (as Felisa L. de Guevara)
Production Management
Roberto G. Rivera .... production manager
Luis G. Rubín .... production chief
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Felipe Palomino .... assistant director
Sound Department
Ernesto Caballero .... dialogue recordist
James L. Fields .... sound supervisor
Reynaldo P. Portillo .... sound editor (as Reynaldo Portillo)
Galdino R. Samperio .... sound re-recordist (as Galdino Samperio)
Special Effects by
Enrique Gordillo .... trick effects (as J. Enrique Gordillo)
Juan Muñoz Ravelo .... special effects
Editorial Department
José Li-ho .... assistant editor (as Jose Liho)
Music Department
Antonio Díaz Conde .... music supervisor
Antonio Díaz Conde .... musical director
Other crew
Paul Nagle .... dubbing supervisor: English language version

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Also Known As:
"Muñecos infernales" - Mexico (original title)
"Curse of the Doll People" - USA (DVD title)
"The Curse of the Doll People" - USA (TV title)
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Walking killer voodoo dolls out for blood!, 30 June 1999
Author: evilskip from Cullman Alabama

4 men defile a voodoo temple by stealing a sacred idol.They are cursed by a voodoo priest. He warns them that they and their families will die horribly.Sure enough the men are being systematically bumped off one by one by killer dolls.(The killer dolls are midgets in fright masks and they will give you the creeps.Hard to forget them).

Men die but are undead (for a short time anyways). The dolls then wear the likeness of their victims. The showdown at the lair of the voodoo priest is rip roaring.The absolute ending is somewhat hysterical.

This would be a 9 or a 10 if it weren't for the lousy dubbing (especially the hammy actor dubbing for the villain) and the editing is extremely choppy. Worth a look, especially late at night!

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