Santo in the Wax Museum

  • February 8, 2014 / 18:00
  • February 12, 2014 / 19:00

Director: Alfonso Corona Blake, Manuel San Fernando
Cast: Santo, Claudio Brook, Norma Mora
Mexico; 92’, 1963, black and white

Spanish with Turkish subtitles

Santo faces the sinister powers of Dr. Karol, a famed European surgeon who went mad after being imprisoned in a concentration camp, and who now directs the Wax Museum. When beautiful magazine photographer Susana disappears after visiting the museum, Santo will fight to rescue her before Dr. Karol, who “hates beauty”, transforms her into a living wax figure called “the Panther Woman.”

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