(564) HELL OF FRANKENSTEIN (1960) obscure Mexican horror!
Uncut Widescreen Print with English Subtitles
Mexican Title: ORLAK: EL INFIERNO DE FRANKENSTEIN [Orlak: The Hell of Frankenstein] also known as REFLECTION OF
starring: Joaquin Cordero · Rosa De Castilla · Armando
Calvo · Irma Dorantes · Andres Solder
Frankenstein has been arrested and sent to prison for grave-robbing.
Behind bars, he meets a convict named Jaime Rojas who helps him escape
in exchange for the opportunity to get involved in the scientist's unconventional
experiments. Rojas uses Dr Frankenstein's monster to take revenge against
his enemies including those who had condemned him to prison.
Baledon was a prolific Mexican director, helming 90+ films in the three
decades between 1953-84. These including some of the classic genre movies,
OF THE CRYING WOMAN
(La Maldicion de la Llorona) and MAN
AND THE MONSTER
(El Hombre y el Monstruo). Rafael had begun his career as an actor
in 1938 and - despite his heavy workload behind the camera - he continued
performing until his death in 1992. He appeared in more than 80 movies
and starred in 13 different television series. Mr Baledon died from
a heart attack at age 74, May 1994.
Cordero was one of Mexico's top movie stars, appearing in 200+ films
between 1949 and his death (from respiratory failure) in February 2013
at age 89. He is probably best known for the role in Carlos Enrique
Taboada's horror masterpiece BOOK
OF STONE and then later for VACATION
OF TERROR. But genre fans always choose his complex performance
SATAN and the sequel DR
SATAN VS BLACK MAGIC. Mr Cordero met his death in February 2013
Mexican/Spanish film with optional ON/OFF English subtitles; widescreen
uncut (93 min.), DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any American
Extras include selected trailers.