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Muñecos infernales (1961)

Approved | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 13 April 1961 (Mexico)
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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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!


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Approved
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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 1961 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

The Curse of the Doll People See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Mono (RCA High Fidelity)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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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Walking killer voodoo dolls out for blood!
30 June 1999 | by evilskipSee all my reviews

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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