|release date||November 30 1957|
|starring||Enrique Rambal, Abel Salazar, Martha Roth, Ofelia Guilmáin, Ana Laura Baledon|
SynopsisA failed pianist sells his soul to the devil in return for his becoming the greatest musician in the world. The catch: every time he plays he turns into a horrible monster.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde gets some south of the border flair in this 1959 film from legendary producer/star Abel Salazar (BRAINIAC) and Mexican cult filmmaker Rafael Baledón (CURSE OF THE CRYING WOMAN). Enrique Rambal stars as Samuel Magno—THE MAN AND THE MONSTER (EL HOMBRE Y EL MONSTRUO)—Magno sold his soul to the devil to become the world’s greatest pianist. The price for fame and adulation—whenever Magno fingers the ivory keys of his grand piano, the music that unfurls releases a horrible beast, transforming the maestro into a fang-toothed, bloodthirsty, madman with only the singular desire to be a preeminent musician, despite the horrific collateral damage he inflicts on his innocent victims. …Read More