The Curse of the Aztec Mummy

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Curse of the Aztec Mummy ( La maldición de la momia azteca) (1957, Mexico) is a Horror film directed by Rafael Portillo. Curseoftheaztecmummy.jpg

Main Details

  • Released on December 11, 1957
  • B&W
  • Running time: 65 minutes
  • Production Co.: Cinematográfica Calderón S.A.
  • Distribution Co.: Clasa-Mohme (USA - theatrical)
  • Directed by Rafael Portillo
  • Written by Guillermo Calderón and Alfredo Salazar
  • Starring: Ramón Gay, Rosita Arenas, Crox Alvarado

Plot Summary

  • In this Mexican horror outing, the sequel to 1963's Aztec Mummy, wicked Dr. Krupp busts out of prison and conspires to purloin a sacred Aztec treasure from an old temple. He manages to stay free and reach the pyramid, but unfortunately, he doesn't realize that the treasure is being guarded by the fearsome Popoca, an ancient Aztec mummy. As soon as Popoca pops out of his tomb, he locks Krupp in a venomous snake-filled room.
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