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"El Baron Del Terror" (The Brainiac) is a 1962 Mexican Supernatural Horror Film, directed by the late great Mexican horror director, Chano Urueta, written by Federico Curiel, and stars horror producer, Abel Salazar who was the creator of ABSA studios in Mexico that made so many Mexi-Horror films throughout the 1950's and 60's and developed a cult following among it's fans for over 60 years. This film is considered the "Holy Grail" of Mexican Monster movies and was not seen after it's initial release in 1962 until producer K.Gordon Murray dubbed the the film into English for the late-night TV viewing on the weekends by "Chiller Theatre", among many where the US first saw this weird and strange film. "El Baron Del Terror" (The Brainiac), succeeds in capturing the look and feel of the classic black & white Universal monster movies of the Thirties and Forties that it was clearly influenced by. In Mexico City in 1661, Baron Vitelius of Estara is condemned by the Inquisition and sentenced to be burned at the stake. as the Baron burns, he promises that he will return with the next passage of a comet and slay the descendants of his accusers. We now jump forward 300 years to 1961, the promised comet returns, carrying with it Baron Vitelius, who takes advantage of his abilities as a sorcerer to carry out his threat: he is able to change at will into a hairy monster of the title in order to suck out the brains of his victims with a long forked tongue; furthermore, he has strong hypnotic capabilities and is able to render his enemies motionless or force them to act against their wills. This Mexi-Monster film is a "NO-BRAINER"! and a must have in the collection of all the Mexican Horror films you may own, Highly Recommended!!. Starring Abel Salazar, Ariadne Welter, German Robles, and David Silva, This version has both the Spanish Uncut Version, The English Dubbed Version, with Subtitles, plus great xtras and special features plus a Bio-Gallery. 1962 B&W 77 Minutes on DVD-R.

"The Brainiac" (El Baron Del Terror) 1962

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