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El castillo de los monstruos (1958)


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Castillo de los monstruos (1958)

Overview

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90 min (Mexico) 16 October 1958 (Mexico)

Library synopsis: [En] The film features Clavillazo and a female sidekick, played by the attractive comedienne . Their tributations as a pair of newlyweds in a classic Horror – castle include encounters with the creature of the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein’s – here called Frentenstein’s – monster, a Mummy, a Werewolf and a Vampire, the latter played by Robles, the star of El vampiro (1957) and El ataúd del Vampiro (1958) el ataud, parodying his own performance. Written by Phil Hardy

Director:

Cult stars: Germán Robles, , ,

Cult relevance index:  7.7 / 10

Note: Spoofs El vampiro (1957) Germán Robles spoofs his trademark vampire role for this movie.  |  References Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), La mummia (1932), The Wolf Man (1941), House of Frankenstein (1944), House of Dracula (1945), Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954).
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Essential inner links and references

Mexican Horror Cinema [Mexico / 1999] (bk)  |  Amarcord [Italy / A. 3 - Nr. 16 - January-February 1999](mg)  |  The Aurum Film Encyclopedia – Horror [UK / 1996] (bk)  |  Cine Mexicano [USA / 2001] (bk)  |  ¡Mas! Cine Mexicano [USA / 2007] (bk)  |  Fear Without Frontiers [UK / 2003] (bk)  |  Cult Movies [USA / Nr. 7 - 1993] (mg)  |  Famous Monsters of Filmland [USA / Nr. 124 - April 1976] (mg)  |  Midi – Minuit Fantastique [France / Nr. 13 - November 1965] (mg)  |  Mad Movies [France / Nr. 18 - March 1979](fz)  |  Mad Movies [France / Nr. 19 - June 1980] (fz)  |  Cine Zine Zone [France / Nr. 136 - III Trimestre 2003] (fz)

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Release dateMexico 16 October 1958
Also known asCastle of the Monsters (undefined)
Filming locationsEstudios Churubusco Azteca S.A., Mexico
Box office/businessFilming Dates: December 1957
Production company
Distribution companySinister Cinema (1993) (USA) (VHS) (Spanish language only) | Something Weird Video (SWV) (USA) (VHS) (Spanish language only) | Columbia Pictures (USA) | Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment (2010) (USA) (DVD)
RuntimeMexico: 90 min | USA: 89 min
Technical specificationsSound Mix: Mono (RCA High Fidelity) | Color: Black and White | Laboratory: Estudios Churubusco Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico | Film negative format (mm/video inches): 35 mm

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