El baúl macabro (1936)

Mexico,
79m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, Spanish

A Mexican horror film directed by Miguel Zacarías.

Plot Summary

Dr Del Valle kills young women and uses their blood to keep his wife alive.

Credits

Crew
Director: Miguel Zacarías
© 1936 Churubusco S.A.
Producciones Pezet S.A.
Producer: Juan Pezet
Script: Alejandro Galindo
Story: Jorge M. Dada
Director of Photography: Alex Phillips
Music: Jorge M. Dada
Arranger: Armando Rosales
Sound: Engineer B.J. Kroger
Art Director: Jorge Fernández
Set Decorator: Joaquin Duprat
Locations: Mexico

Cast
Ramón Pereda (Dr Maximiliano Renan)
René Cardona (Dr Armando del Valle)
Esther Fernández (Alicia Monroy)
Juanita Castro (Nurse Virginia)
Enrique Gonce (Mozabu)
Manuel Noriega (Dr Monroy)
Ruperto Batiz (Gonzalez)
Carlos López (Detective Mendez)
Victorio Blanco (beggar)
Juan García (Gavilando)

See also
M (1931)
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

References

Periodicals

  • Amarcord no.16 (January-February 1999) – review
  • Cine Zine Zone no.136 (2003) – review
  • Cult Movies no.7 (1993) – review
  • Famous Monsters of Filmland no.124 (April 1976) – review
  • Mad Movies no.18 (March 1979) – review
  • Mad Movies no.19 (June 1980) – review
  • Midi-Minuit Fantastique no.13 (November 1965) – review

Newspapers

  • New York Times 30 November 1937 – review

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.65 – illustrated credits, review
  • Hoffman's Guide to SF, Horror and Fantasy Movies 1991-1992 pp.35-36 – credits, review
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide by Stephen Jones p.19 – credits, review
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.27 – credits