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Profanadores de tumbas
The strings of a violin trying to choke who are playing it. A wig that
tries to kill who are wearing it. A lamp that bleeds causing
hallucinations. And still bleeding paintings, a mistreated hunchback
servant and much more. The beauty is that we are not in a Lynch film
but in one of the many adventures of our favourite hero: El Santo.
Produces Luis Enrique Vergara, who with El Enmascarado de la Plata
gives life to other films, of which this is undoubtedly the best (read
the most insane). The director is instead José Díaz
Morales, already direct El Santo in "El hacha diabolica", which here
directs a film that makes a vague, indeed vaguely, reference to
Frankenstein. The canvas is always the same. There is El Santo, there
is a villain, friends of the hero who end up in trouble and a happy
ending that comes after a fierce struggle.
The bad guy on duty is called Doctor Toicher (Mario Orea), he seems to
have Slavic origins (but oh well ...) but he spent a lot of time in
Paris (...), before starting his ruthless experiments. We are in the
field of extreme medicine and Toicher and his henchmen steal corpses
from cemeteries to try to revive them. But his every attempt, a little
for bad luck and a little bit because the dead were not perfect (if
they died they would have had some problems, right?) fails. It takes a
perfect body. And who? Maybe that of a well-known lucha libre fighter.
So Toicher and his hunchback servant, is beat all the time, try to
kidnap El Santo (see the lamp) but in the end they get their hands on
two friends of our hero, Carlos and his girlfriend (the first
professional footballer, the second is a dancer).
As always also El Santo ends up in the clutches of the bad guys, and it
is the beginning of the final clash in which ours, after a first loss,
takes out the enemy of turn.
And so even the thieves of corpses end up ko, in a film, as always
low-budget, very funny (see all the inventions of the doctor and the
relationship with his henchmen) in which there are moments when El
Enmascarado shows his power. In and out of the ring. Sleep peacefully,
dear dead and for all the other dreamlike dreams, busted and
psychedelic like this movie.