Misterios de ultratumba (1959)

71m [USA}, 82m [Mexico]
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, Spanish

A Mexican horror film directed by Fernando Mendez.

Plot Summary

Two doctors make a pact to return from dead.


Directed by: Fernando Mendez
Alameda Films, Cesar Santos Galindo present. A film by Alameda Films
An Alfredo Ripstein Jr production
Production Chief: Jorge Cardeña
Assistant Production Chief: Armando Solis
Production Manager: Carlos Ventimilla
Story and Screenplay: Ramon Obon
Assistant Director: Americo Fernandez
Director of Photography: Victor Herrera
Lighting: Regino Cárdenas
Camera Operator: Guadalupe Garcia
Editor: Charles Kimball
Assistant Editor: Jorge Azcarate
Music Composed and Conducted by: Gustavo C. Carrion
Sound: James L. Fields
Music and Recording: Galdino Sampiero
Sound Editor: Raul Portillo
Dialogue Editor: Rodolfo Solis C.
RCA Sound Recording
Costume Supervisor: Consuelo Múgica
Costumes: Julio Chavez
Make-up: Evangelina Garibay
Hair Stylist: Pina Lozada
Art Director: Gunther Gerszo
Technical Team: Universal
Studios and Laboratory: Churubusco Azteca, S.A

Gastón Santos
Rafael Bertrand
Mapita Cortes
Carlos Ancira
Carolina Barret
Luis Aragon
Beatriz Aguirre
Antonio Raxel

Alternative Titles

The Black Pit of Dr. M – USA
I misteri dell'oltretomba – Italy
Mystères d'outre-tombe – France
Der Tote kehrt zurück – West Germany

Extracts included in
Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 9 (2002)



  • Motion Picture Herald vol.224 no.9 (30 August 1961) p.253 – review


  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.115
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.38 – credits
  • Sixties Shockers by Mark Clark and Bryan Senn pp.54-56