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The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)
"Der Teufel kam aus Akasava" (original title)

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A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fred Williams ...
Rex Forrester
Soledad Miranda ...
Jane Morgan (as Susann Korda)
Horst Tappert ...
Dr. Andrew Thorrsen
Ewa Strömberg ...
Ingrid Thorrsen (as Ewa Stroemberg)
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Sir Philip
Walter Rilla ...
Lord Kingsley
Paul Muller ...
Dr. Henry (as Paul Müller)
Blandine Ebinger ...
Lady Abigail Kingsley
Howard Vernon ...
Valet Humphrey
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A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

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12 November 1974 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

El diablo que vino de Akasawa  »

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ESP 6,802,647 (Spain)
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The 'Time' magazine that Irving Lambert is reading on the bed just before he is attacked is the June 22, 1970 edition (cover: 'Middle East in Turmoil') See more »

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Rex Forrester: [Jane has come off stage] Fantastic! Bravo! I haven't seen better in Las Vegas.
Jane Morgan: It's a way to make a living.
Rex Forrester: You look equally good undressed or dressed.
Jane Morgan: [exposing what's under her costume] How about neither?
Rex Forrester: I like that too.
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Suffers from a confusing story, but worth watching for Soledad
14 April 2006 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Der Teufel kam aus Akasava" was released after the untimely demise of its star Soledad Miranda. First off: she has made better movies, especially "Vampyros Lesbos" and "She Killed In Ecstasy"! "Der Teufel kam aus Akasava" suffers from the confusing screenplay (said to be based on an Edgar Wallace short story). The MacGuffin for the fight between several parties is a kind of radioactive "energy stone" everyone wants to get hold of. Soledad plays a secret agent in the disguise of a nightclub dancer. Don't ask why she starts her investigation that way. Trusted, experienced actors from the Edgar Wallace series like Siegfried Schürenberg and Horst Tappert are a bit lost here, but (surely not only to me) Soledad Miranda is worth every penny one might spend on the DVD. She performs a dance in the nightclub which is a wonderful demonstration of her beauty, her screen presence and her elegance. Expect nothing more, expect nothing less.


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