Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Forced Entry 2019

- Hush...Hush, Nellie Oleson! 2019

- Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin 2018

- The Faceless Man 2019

- Hold Back the Dawn 1941

- Black Moon 2019

- Orgy of the Damned 2010

- Also Patrick 2019

- 8 Remains 2018

- States 2019

- Alice, Sweet Alice 1976

- The VelociPastor 2018

- Ox Baker - One of the Boys 2019

- Malign 2018

- Surviving Confession 2019

- The Buskers & Lou 2015

- Assassinaut 2019

- The Loveless 1981

- Leo Da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa 2018

- So, You're the Guy? 2019

- 3 Lives 2019

- Lamp Light 2016

- Wicked Witches 2019

- Is That You? 2018

- The Chill Factor 1993

- The Night Sitter 2018

- Clown College 2019

- Finding Purpose 2019

- They're Inside 2019

- Blindsided 2018

- Blood Paradise 2018

- Weird Science 1985

- In Memory of 2018

- Dacryphilia + Hematolagnia 2019

- The Space Between Words 2019

- Silent Panic 2018

- Double Impact 1991

- Captain Black 2017

- I, Portrait 2019

- Miss Freelance 2019

- Scrawl 2015

- I am a Rain Dog 2019

- The Dark Within 2019

- The New York Ripper 1982

- Beloved Beast 2019

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Santo contra las Mujeres Vampiro

Samson and the Vampire Women
Santo and the Vampire Women / Samson vs the Vampire Women / Santo vs the Vampire Women / El Santo contra las Vampiras / Superman contre les Femmes Vampires

Mexico 1962
produced by
Alberto López for Filmadora Panamericana
directed by Alfonso Corona Blake
starring Santo, Lorena Velázquez, María Duval, Jaime Fernández, Auguto Benedico, Xavier Loyá, Ofelia Montesco, Fernando Osés, Guillermo Hernández, Nathanael León (as Leon Moreno), Ricardo Adalid, Cavernario Galindo, El Indio (= Ray Mendoza), Black Shadow (= Alejandro Cruz), Bobby Bonales, Eduardo Bonada, Laura Marquetti, Javier Samperio, Marco Antonio Arzate, Gonzalo García, Margarito Luna, José Chávez Agundes, René Barrera, Jorge Casanova, Miguel Tejeda Santillana, Pedro de la Torre, Fabian Grey, Armando Acosta, Alfredo Wally Barrón, Antonio Padilla Picoro, Carlos Robles Gil, Victor Velázquez
story by Rafael García Travesi, Antonio Orellana, Fernando Osés, adaptation by Rafael García Travesi, screenplay by Alfonso Corona Blake

El Santo

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!


Diana's (María Duval) 21st birthday is just around the corner - and her father professor Orlof (Augusto Benedico) is worried, because he has deciphered a prophecy in which the queen of the vampires Zorina (Lorena Velazquez) will claim her on her birthday to make her her successor, something she tried with Diana's ancestor 200 years ago but failed thanks to a masked stranger ...

Orlof of course calls the police, but there's little they can do against a suspected vampire attack, so the professor does the next best thing of course: call a professional masked championship wrestler, Santo!

Santo manages to prevent Diana from being abducted at her birthday party, but now he has to feel the wrath of the vampires, who try to kill him both inside and outside the ring, with little success, though.

After much to and fro, the vampires have managed to kidnap Diana after all, since they easily outman Santo and the few policemen who Orlof has gotten for his daughter's protection after all. But by now, the professor has managed to totally decipher the prophecy, which gives away the vampires hiding place. Santo rushes to the rescue ... and walks into a death trap. But when the vampires are already about to kill our masked hero, the sun comes up and erradicates them all, and those who have managed to avoid the deadly rays are burned to a crisp by Santo personally.

 

Of course, this film isn't without its fails: There are plotholes aplenty, most plottwists are either hilarious or stupid or both, and ... why a masked wrestler to begin with?

That all said, as a prime example of early 1960's pulp cinema, this is also a pretty good movie: It's full of genre clichées, some of the vampires' costumes are hilariously camp, the story is enjoyably predictable, and the whole thing is very well paced.

So no, it's not a good movie by any measure (well, it's a pretty good Santo movie at least), it's just loads of fun!

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Samson and the Vampire Women
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Samson and the Vampire Women here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Samson and the Vampire Women at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
-
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner

 

Out now from
Amazon!!!

 

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD