La torre de los siete jorobados (1944)

Spain, 1944
85m, 2700 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Edgar Neville.

Plot Summary

A gambler in 19th century Madrid is given an unexpected helping hand by a mysterious stranger who points out the winning numbers in a roulette wheel with his walking stick. The man is the ghost of an archaeologist looking for help to defend his daughter from a gang of hunchbacks.

Credits

Crew
Director: Edgar Neville
J. Films, España Films present
Producer: Fernando Roldán
Adaptation and Dialogue by: José Santugini and Edgar Neville
Based on the Novel by: Emilio Carrere
Photography: Enrique Barreyre
Editor: Sara Ontañón
Music by: Azagra [real name: José Ruiz de Azagra]
Sound Recordist: Enrique Domínguez
Make-up: Florido [real name: Antonio Florido]
Art Direction: S.E.S.

Cast
Antonio Casal (Basilio Beltrán)
Isabelita Pomés (Inés)
Guillermo Marín (Doctor Sabatino)
Félix de Pomés (Don Robinson de Mantua)
Julia Lajos (Madre de la ‘Bella Medusa’)
Manolita Morán (La ‘Bella Medusa’)
Julia Pachelo (Braulia)
Antonio Riquelme (Don ZacarÍas)
Manuel Miranda
Emilio Barta
Estrada [real name: Antonio L. Estrada]
Ballester [real name: Luis Ballester]
Latorre [real name: Luis Latorre]
Rosario Rollo
Juliá García

References

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.86-87
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.498 – credits