The Aztec Mummy (La Momia Azteca)

June 1, 2010 at 12:27 am (6 Heads, Aztec Mummy) (, , , , )

The Aztec Mummy – 1957 – Mexico

The Aztec Mummy is first in a trilogy of Mexican horror movies from the 50s (followed by Curse of the Aztec Mummy and The Aztec Mummy vs. The Human Robot). I learned of The Aztec Mummy in Peter Tombs’ book, Mondo Macabro, a superb introduction to foreign horror/fantasy cinema (where I also found Jose Marins). While slow moving (read: boring), The Aztec Mummy is original, mashing together sci-fi, crime, and horror into a Universal-style creature flick.

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