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The Black Pit of Dr. M (1959)

Misterios de ultratumba (original title)
Two doctors make a pact in which they swear that the first to die will return - if possible - to tell the other how to get a glimpse of the afterlife while still alive.

Director:

Fernando Méndez

Writer:

Ramón Obón
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Credited cast:
Gastón Santos ... Dr. Eduardo Jiménez
Rafael Bertrand ... Dr. Mazali
Mapita Cortés ... Patricia Aldama
Carlos Ancira Carlos Ancira ... Elmer, the orderly
Carolina Barret Carolina Barret ... La Gitana
Luis Aragón Luis Aragón ... Dr. González
Beatriz Aguirre ... Rosario
Antonio Raxel Antonio Raxel ... Dr. Jacinto Aldama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
J. Portillo J. Portillo
Abel Salazar
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Two doctors make a pact in which they swear that the first to die will return - if possible - to tell the other how to get a glimpse of the afterlife while still alive.

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The only movie I walked out of because it was too scary.
19 June 2004 | by cgoodrich94See all my reviews

I remember years ago, I saw this movie at a drive-in in Portland, Oregon. However, I thought the title then was "The Black Pit of Dr. X," and it was in English. I remember the part where the disfigured doctor returns from the grave and starts to play his violin. At that point I left the theater. Ever since, I've wanted to see it again to know how it ends. So there was at one time a print of this movie in English. Whether it is available now is another question. If anyone knows of an available copy (in English or Spanish), I would be interested in checking it out. I would also be interested to know if anyone has seen it recently (within the last few years) and where he/she saw it. Thank you.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mysteries from Beyond the Grave See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Alameda Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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