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Gou hun jiang tou (1976)

An evil magician and his zombie minions are up against a trio of doctors who are on a mission to find the cause of an outbreak of unknown diseases caused by his spells.

Director:

Meng Hua Ho (as Horace Mengwa)

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lung Ti ... Dr. Chi Chung Peng
Ni Tien ... (as Tanny)
Lieh Lo ... Kang Cong
Terry Liu ... (as Hui-Ju Liu)
Wei Tu Lin ... Dr. Shi Chen-Sheng
Lily Li ... Margerete
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwok Kuen Chan
Chok Chow Cheung
Szu-Ying Chien
Tien-Chu Chin
Kung-Wu Huang
Feng Lin
Tzu-Yun Mai Tzu-Yun Mai
Min Min
Chih-Li Ou Chih-Li Ou
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Storyline

Doctors dealing with patients noticed something weird going on, such as zombies with spikes in their heads and when removed, they melt down, patients vomiting up worms, spontaneous combustions, exploding bodies, demon fetuses and the disappearance of women. A male-witch is responsible for all these calamities going on, but no other doctors believe this, until someone must go out there and stop him and prove that he caused all the gory, bizarre crisises. Written by Chibi Riza

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The 'WALKING DEAD' are the most DEADLY! See more »

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Country:

Hong Kong | Singapore

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

9 December 1976 (Hong Kong) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Voodoo Dolls and Zombies
20 November 2018 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

Voodoo Dolls and Zombies "Dr. Shi Chen-Sheng" (Wei Tu Lin) is a physician in Singapore who becomes concerned about several cases of skin lesions and other mysterious illnesses that have no medical parallels or explanations. Convinced that it is black magic of some form he calls in a couple of medical experts by the names of "Dr. Chi Chung Peng" (Lung Ti) and his wife "Dr. Li Tsui-Ling" (Ni Tien) to see for themselves and give him their professional opinions. Meanwhile, an attractive dancer named "Hung Wa" (Terry Liu) is performing at a nightclub and after she is finished one of the patrons named "Chang Ta-Nien" (Hung Wei) approaches her and asks her out for a date. Yet even though she had promised to go out with him earlier she now decides to cancel their date and subsequently departs with another man named "Kang Cong" (Lieh Lo). Not long afterward we learn that both Hung Wa and Kang Cong are not what they appear to be. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that this film incorporates the old-school tradition of linking the creation of zombies to voodoo rather than a virus as found in the majority of zombie films today. And it works to a certain degree as I found the film to be quite entertaining-at least at first. Unfortunately, as the show progressed I noticed that the director (Meng Hua Ho) kept using the same voodoo techniques over and over again and it got rather redundant after a while. But even so I still found it worth the time spent to watch it and for that reason I have rated it accordingly. Average.


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