A family's driving across the country where they stumble across a mysterious house, inhabited by the satyr-man Torgo. When the family decide to stay over at the house, the family's mother is now the object of desire for Torgo and the owner of the house, The Master: a mysterious figure whom dresses in a black robe, decorated with red hands.
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Restoration efforts began in 2011. They stalled for several years when a man named Rupert Talbot Munch Sr. tried to help the Warren family put Manos under copyright. The Warren family severed ties with Munch, and eventually dropped the copyright pursuit. The restoration was finally shown in 2015. See more
When the wives are sitting in a circle arguing with each other, you can hear the chatter is actually only a few short lines being played over each other repeatedly. Furthermore, the eldest wife is in clear view of the camera, and at the times when what is obviously her line is repeated ("As the eldest of the wives I demand..."), her mouth is either saying something different or isn't moving at all. See more
We're almost there, honey. Just a little while longer and your vacation starts.
I'm getting cold, mother, and hungry!
25 seconds from the complete released version are missing from the opening of the MST3K version, and 48 from the most common public domain print. These consist of a landscape shot panning right, and then a shot of the city of El Paso, followed by the shot of the car parking seen in the MST3K copy. All of this has been restored in the Benjamin Solovey
reconstructed print. See more