This doozy of a Mexican exploitation film offers half-nelsons, lycanthropy, body slams and alchemy; in short, if not something for everyone then certainly something for viewers craving either a wrestling picture or a horror movie.
Many years ago, Cristaldo the Alchemist dispatched both Count Dracula (Aldo Monti) and Rufus the Wolfman with the magic dagger of Boidros. The aristocratic blood-drinker bides his time for hundreds of years before initiating his resurrection with an eye to avenging himself on Cristaldi's descendants. Dracula’s proposed victims include Professor Cristaldi, his daughters Lina and Laura, and Laura’s young daughter, Rosita. Dracula's henchman, Eric, kidnaps the
Professor and Dracula spills his captive's blood to revive himself and the Werewolf. Dracula tries to put drink the blood of Lina, who happens to be wrestling-legend Santo's girlfriend, while the now clean-shaven Rufus puts the make on Laura. Dracula pretends that the Professor is still alive and lures Santo and his sidekick, the Blue Demon, to an abandoned house. After hypnotizing Lina, Dracula bites her maid, Josefina, and makes her his minion; Josefina abets the vampire by getting rid of garlic wherever she finds it and later leads Rosita to the supernatural villains' hideout. As the Blue Demon finds himself scuffling with an entire pack of aspiring Wolfmen, Eric betrays his master and decides to keep the sword of Boidros for himself. This conflict gives Santo time to strategize, especially after the dagger magically stabs Eric. Dracula and Rufus finally take on the Blue Demon and Santo mano-a-mano in the vicinity of a booby-trapped pit filled with stakes; to the victors go the Cristaldi females. More padded than some SANTO spectacles, this loopy diversion's supernatural tag-team action won't disappoint rowdy series fans with its .
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- Rating: NR
- Review: This doozy of a Mexican exploitation film offers half-nelsons, lycanthropy, body slams and alchemy; in short, if not something for everyone then certainly something for viewers craving either a wrestling picture or a horror movie. Many years ago, Cristald… (more)