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Muñecos infernales (1961)

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.

Director:

Benito Alazraki

Writer:

Alfredo Salazar (story and adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elvira Quintana ... Karina
Ramón Gay ... Dr. Armando Valdés
Roberto G. Rivera Roberto G. Rivera ... Molinar
Quintín Bulnes ... Zandor / Voodoo Priest
Nora Veryán Nora Veryán ... Marta
Luis Aragón Luis Aragón ... Daniel
Alfonso Arnold Alfonso Arnold
Jorge Mondragón Jorge Mondragón ... Luis
Salvador Lozano Salvador Lozano ... Gilberto
Margarita Villegas Margarita Villegas ... María, esposa de Luis
Norma Navarro Norma Navarro ... Anita
Xavier Loyá ... Juan
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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.

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idol | doll | voodoo | murder | curse | See All (5) »

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A psychadelic trip into the 5th dimension!


Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 1961 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Doll People See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

It was produced by Cinematográfica Calderón S.A. The screenplay by Alfredo Salazar is an uncredited adaptation of the novel Burn Witch Burn! by A. Merritt. See more »

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Ramon Gay is billed as Raymond Gay in the AIP-TV version. See more »

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Toy Story meets the Sonora Market
27 December 2002 | by ovejaelectrica_att6See all my reviews

When i was a kid (maybe 4 or 5 years old) i see this movie on TV. I can clearly remember the "human dolls": their childish movements, their grotesque faces, and abode all ... their lethal weapons: Big Needles really sharpened!!!. B&W films got some special charm in the horror and sci-fi genres. It catch you because (i think) is more like as the dreams are made of or showed us when we sleep (or does anybody here can remember a dream in glorious technicolor???). Anyway, the fact is that "Muñecos Infernales" are the ground zero of many mexicans in the strage and weird wolrd of gore and horror film ... a masterpiece, and a very good example of the melting pot that became the mexican films in the 50's and 60's. (voodo, catolicism, a police plot, weird science, romance and a touch of involuntary humor ... a nice blend!)


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